Pediatric Specialties, Sub-specialties, and Divisions
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

Passport 2017 Announced in the School of Medicine

School Of Medicine Passport Event 2017

The School of Medicine’s Research and Graduate Medical Education offices are co-sponsoring a research, quality improvement, and patient safety poster day to highlight the work of our medical students, residents, and fellows. Call for posters will open in February.
Save the date – we hope to see you there!

PDF: Save the Date


More Department of Pediatrics Faculty to Receive Funding For Research

Alice Gong, MD Alice Gong, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, with co-investigators Martha Welch, MD, and Michael Myers, PhD, both of Columbia University Medical Center have been awarded through Briscoe Women’s Health Scholars in the School of Medicine for their project: Family nurture intervention in the NICU, a multi-site collaborative.

The School of Medicine is pleased to announce the award of more than $300,000 to support Briscoe Women’s Health Scholars. The selected projects represent multiple points along the research spectrum. This competitive award program stimulates faculty research in women’s health.

Please congratulate Dr. Gong when you see her!


Alex Foster, MD, MPH and Daniel Hale, MD Receive Funding Through the Clinical Investigator Kickstart Pilot Program

Alex Foster, MD, MPHAlex Foster, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with co-investigators Deborah Parra-Medina, PhD, MPH (IHPR), Daniel Hale, MD (Pediatrics), and Paula Winkler, MEd (South Central AHEC) have been awarded through the Clinical Investigator Kickstart (CLIK) Pilot Program for their project: Identifying Patient-Centered Outcomes for Early Childhood Obesity Intervention.

You can see more of Dr. Foster's work with childhood obesity in his PEDS Talk presentation.


Andrew Meyer, MD, MS Publishes Article in PubMed

Andrew Meyer, MD, MSArticle Title: Electron Microscopy as a Tool for Assessment of Anticoagulation Strategies During Extracorporeal Life Support: The Proof Is on the Membrane ASAIO J. 2016 Sep-Oct;62(5):525-32.





Dr. Jane Lynch Article in American Diabetes Association's - Diabetes Care Journal

Jane Lynch's, MDUTHCSA Professor of Pediatrics in Endocrinology, Jane Lynch's, MD article, Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Consensus Report: Current Status, Challenges, and Priorities is accepted for publication in the September edition of Diabetes Care — the leading source for the latest research in diabetes treatment, care, and prevention.