Military Health Institute

Strengthening the military health activities of UT Health San Antonio to improve the lives of our military service members, veterans, and their families.

Research Support

Supporting UT Health San Antonio and UT System faculty in building relationships within the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), as well as research proposal development.

The MHIG Group photoEducation

Fostering a military health community between our University and the DoD/VA, as well as sponsoring several student interest groups, giving lectures, and holding information sessions.

Clinical Advocacy

Promoting a variety of military-civilian health efforts, from the use of whole blood transfusions to advocating on behalf of the San Antonio integrated trauma system.


Connecting with senior leaders throughout the local, state, and federal levels to create a strong military health community for all of our service members, veterans, and their families.

Celebrating our Veterans

There are more than 250,000 veterans in the greater San Antonio area. More than 450 of them are part of our own UT Health San Antonio community. They exemplify the values that drive our institution: selflessness, bravery and loyalty. To our veterans and all those who continue to bravely serve our country, we offer you our heartfelt gratitude.