Building Bridges


Mission of Collaboration

The mission of UT Health San Antonio’s Military Health Institute (MHI) is to enhance the collaborative efforts of the University with local, state and federal government and non-governmental organizations. Collaboration and partnership leads to innovation, and we are dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of our service members, veterans, and their dependents.


Military Health Interest Group (MHIG)

The UT Health San Antonio Military Health Interest Group (MHIG) is a student-led activity that welcomes the participation of students from all five of the University’s professional schools. With the support of the MHI, the group meets regularly as a forum for learning about careers in military health and seeks to educate members about military medicine.


Innovative Research

UT Health San Antonio is ground zero for advancements in military health. Our team serves as a conduit for military-civilian information exchange, helping implement lessons from the battlefield to the civilian setting as well as get medical innovations into the hands of service members. We help provide our researchers with the tools and training to develop healthcare advancements from bench-to-bedside for the advancement of health for all.

In the News

UT Health San Antonio trauma surgeon and Air Force veteran, Dr. Donald Jenkins, has helped change emergency response in San Antonio and South Texas thanks to lessons learned on the battlefield.

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