The Rural Telementoring Training Center (RTTC) Launches the Quality Mearure Toolkit and Mobile App

May 23, 2023

  The Rural Telementoring Training Center (RTTC) is hosting a Launch Event to celebrate the release of its Quality Measure Toolkit & Mobile App. From May 30 to June 2, the RTTC will feature a series of events to share digital solutions for rural health. The week will feature a stellar lineup of speakers who […]

Dr. Joel Tsevat and Team Revolutionize Patient Care with Advanced Technology

May 22, 2023

In partnership with UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute, Dr. Joel Tsevat and his team at the ReACH Center, UT Health San Antonio, utilize the advanced technology to enhance patient care and improve health outcomes. Visit here for more information.

The AHEC Scholars Program is Accepting Applications

August 5, 2022

Apply today to become an AHEC scholar! The AHEC Scholars Program is an opportunity for health profession students of all disciplines to participate in interprofessional healthcare team activities. AHEC Scholars Program is accepting applications from health professional students across South Texas. As a bonus, the AHEC Scholars program offers a $500 stipend per year, in […]

Dr. Garcini Discusses Migrant Trauma on Podcast

July 15, 2022

Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH sat down with the Rational Middle Podcast to discuss the recent tragedy involving migrants in San Antonio and how the vulnerable status of these groups impacts their safety and health care situation. Dr. Garcini, whose research focuses on identifying, understanding, and addressing the health needs of marginalized communities, called for attention […]

Become a Member of the ReACH Team

March 7, 2022

The ReACH Center continues to grow. The national Rural Telementoring Training Center (RTTC) is looking for a community outreach and marketing coordinator, a position that will be housed at ReACH. The RTTC is a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded program at UT Health San Antonio that provides free training, tools, and technical assistance […]

Dr. Luz Garcini and Her Student Vyas Sarabu Won Research Award

January 3, 2022

Congratulations to Vyas Sarabu, a second-year medical student at UT Health San Antonio, for his winning poster at the 24th Annual Medicine Research Day Presentation! Mr. Sarabu is a mentee of Dr. Luz Garcini and working on studies that address immigrant health. His poster, “What Hurts the Most: Trauma and Cardiometabolic Health among Undocumented Latinx […]

KSAT 12: Struggling rural healthcare providers nationwide getting virtual help from San Antonio-based program

November 5, 2021

Telementoring, or technology-enabled mentoring, is an essential strategy for addressing challenges to delivering care in rural and remote settings. Last week, ReACH core scholar Waridibo Allison MD, PhD, director of UT Health ECHO program and Rural Telementoring Training Center (RTTC), sat down with KSAT to discuss how telementoring can improve care delivery and support the […]

Dr. Luz Maria Garcini discusses the impact of COVID-19 on Undocumented Immigrants

October 22, 2021

Medical News Today recently published Dr. Garcini’s article COVID-19 pandemic: The impact on undocumented US families. Among millions of American families who have been through medical, social, and economic hardships, undocumented immigrant families are facing more complicated and unique challenges. Luz Maria Garcini, PhD, MPH, is a nonresident scholar at the Center for the United […]

UT Health San Antonio is now an ECHO Superhub!

October 11, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is now an ECHO Superhub! This status authorizes UT Health SA to deliver training and technical assistance to other organizations and institutions in becoming ECHO hubs. This step is the culmination of tremendous work by Waridibo Allison MD, Ph.D. (the UT Health San Antonio ECHO Director and the team at the […]

New Publication on D&I Science

August 3, 2021

Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, FAAN, RN, ANEF, Castella Endowed, Distinguished Professor in the School of Nursing, UT Health San Antonio, and her team have recently published an article Bootstrapping Implementation Research Training: A successful Approach for Academic Centers in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. ReACH Scholars Erin Finley, PhD, MPH, and Bertha “Penny” […]