Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Analysis. Striving for excellence, innovation, quality and professionalism

Mission Statement


The mission of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement.

Strategies for achieving this mission are:

  • Educating a diverse student body to become excellent health care providers and scientists.
  • Engaging in research to understand health and disease.
  • Commercializing discoveries, as appropriate, to benefit the public.
  • Providing compassionate and culturally proficient health care.
  • Engaging our community to improve health.
  • Influencing thoughtful advances in health policy.

Approved by: The University of Texas System Board of Regents, November 10, 2011
  Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, April 25, 2012