In December 1968, the Bexar County Hospital (known today as University Hospital) opened its doors. That same year, the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio (known today as UT Health San Antonio) was completed and admitted its first class of medical students. The side-by-side construction and opening of these modern and innovative facilities resulted in the birth of the long-standing partnership between these two organizations and the development of the South Texas Medical Center – the economic engine of San Antonio’s growing healthcare industry. Turn to page 12 for the full story.
The mission of University Health System is to improve the good health of the community through high-quality compassionate patient care, innovation, education and discovery.
We are leading the way to be one of the nation’s most trusted health institutions.
OUR VALUES ARE P ATIENT CENTERED
Our patient care will be
- High quality and compassionate above all,
- Attentive, kind and helpful without exception, and
- Wise in the use of resources.