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Veterans Day 2020: Honoring All Who Served

November 11, 2020

On Veterans Day and every day, the Military Health Institute is honored to work with and learn from the brave men and women who have served our country. We may not be able to gather together in person, but we could not let this day slip away without ceremony. Please watch this Veterans Day video […]


Business Journal honors MHI Associate Deputy Director as Health Care Hero

September 22, 2020

Donald Jenkins, associate deputy director of UT Health San Antonio’s Military Health Institute has been honored as a Health Care Hero by the San Antonio Business Journal. The annual awards recognize outstanding achievements by people in the local health care industry. Jenkins, MD, FACS, was honored in the Outstanding Physician Hospital-Based category. Dr. Jenkins is […]


View the 2020 MHSRS accepted abstracts!

July 17, 2020

Over 1,800 abstracts spanning more than 50 war fighter related topic areas were accepted for oral or poster presentations at the 2020 meeting. View Accepted Abstracts



Caring for someone with COVID-19 at home? CDC now has guidelines.

April 1, 2020

UT Health San Antonio is committed to supporting families living with dementia and other chronic illnesses during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis. School of Nursing has compiled resources to help you during this time: https://utcaregivers.org


Press Release: Free virtual program helps military caregivers

March 4, 2020

Media contact: Susan Anasagasti, 210-562-6832, anasagasti@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, (March 3) — They deal with the labors of parenthood, juggling mortgages and preschool schedules. They have careers, too.  But one thing is always on their minds – caring for their injured veteran or service member. The load is often so heavy that they don’t stop to think […]


Chris Heins

A Higher Call: Chris Heins

January 30, 2020




Brooke Army Medical Center receives national recognition for superior surgical quality

December 10, 2019

The MHI is proud to support and advocate for the San Antonio military-civilian trauma system. Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC), the DoD’s only Level I trauma center, was recently recognized by the American College of Surgeons as ranking among the top 10 percent of hospitals for surgical care. Additionally, BAMC was among only 56 hospitals […]