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300 Years of Health Event on May 12

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Author: GSBS | Category: Upcoming Events | April 02, 2018

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Saturday, May 12,2018

ABOUT THE IMAGE: As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the University of Texas Medical School, we are also honoring the first settlers of San Antonio, including 56 Canary Islanders, who arrived in 1731.


Course Description

300 Years of History and Advances in Health at San Antonio will highlight the past, present and future of medicine in San Antonio. This activity is part San Antonio's 300th anniversary commemorating the birth of San Antonio and its remarkable journey of its people and place in the world. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about all the active parts of healthcare and how the progression of medicine has and continues to advance and provide the best possible future for our patients.

Statement of Need:

The new generation of students should know the past, present and future of healthcare in San Antonio and this will be accomplished through the diverse and varied stakeholders of healthcare involved in the meeting.

Learning Objectives

Provide information on 300 years of history in health with the participation of UT Health SA's schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health, and biomedical sciences.

Discuss important advances in medicine accomplished at UT Health San Antonio to include:

- Transplantation in cardiovascular advances (stents)

- Research in the causes of coronary disease

- Cardiologist/Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons working together to create interventional solutions to heart disease



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