Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is proud to take on the roles of educators of both the current and next generation of health care providers, providers of cutting edge clinical care, as researchers unlocking the doors to new knowledge and advocates for our society's most precious asset — our children.

Pediatrics Highlights

Pediatrics Represented by Residents at Passport

Pediatric Residency Graduates Featured on AAP National Conference Video

Residents at Passport: Top L to R - Kimberly Lacson, DO, Valerie Shiu, MD, Nazima Zakhidova, MD, Heather Gardner, DO, Aziza Kedir, MD, Juan Samayoa, MD

UT Pediatrics was well represented at this year's Medical School Passport event on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016. 11 of 45 posters were from our Pediatrics residents.

LINK: UTHSCSA Medical School Passport Day - Poster Presentation Day for Medical Students, Residents and Fellows
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Pediatrics Faculty Begrudgingly Concede to Residents in Annual Kick It for Clinic Kickball Event for Charity

Pediatric Residency Graduates Featured on AAP National Conference Video

Residents and Faculty Duke It Out at Kick It For Clinic Kickball Event

In what can only be called a grudge match for a good cause, Pediatric residents routed faculty 2 games to 1 at this year's Kick It for Clinic kickball event, March 26th, 2016. All money raised benefited the Reach Out and Read Program and Pediatrics Clinic.


Congrats Dr. Lizette Gomez - 2016 Presidential Awards Recipient!

Jay N. Shah, DO, MPHPlease congratulate Lizette Gomez, MD as one of the 2016 Presidential Award Recipients for Clinical Excellence!

Linked by what President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, called a common “desire for excellence,” 20 members of the faculty and staff were honored March 22 with Presidential Awards from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

LINK: 2016 Presidential Awards


Pediatric Research Day 2016 Set for May 20th

Pediatric Research Day 2015

Students and Faculty Mingle During the 2015 Pediatric Research Day Event

Pediatrics faculty, fellows, residents, medical/graduate students, and research staff who have participated in projects at any level (planning execution, reporting, or analysis) are invited to share their discoveries with the UT Health Science Center community. Research pertaining to Pediatrics in the basic sciences, the clinical sciences, public health, and the behavioral/social sciences is eligible. Fellows, Residents, Post-docs and Students, will compete for Best Oral and Best Poster presentations.

For more information on the May 20th, 2016 event, or to sign up please visit the research day website!

LINK: Pediatric Research Day Home
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