Library Entry Wall Redesign Coming

August 10, 2018

While you may have noticed some missing pieces on the Library entry wall, more changes are coming. The wall is to be redesigned as a display wall for art and other exhibits. In addition to a new surface and paint, new lighting will be installed. The wall is conceived as a space not only for […]

Student Photo Exhibit Comes to Briscoe Library

June 8, 2018

Bryant Huang, School of Medicine ’20, has created a photo exhibit that is now currently on display in Briscoe Library’s front entrance. The exhibit, entitled Still Life: Reflections on Hope and Illness, portrays patients from all walks of life with a unique collection of experiences and outlooks. Huang, along with his mentor Dr. Jason Morrow, created […]

School of Dentistry Liaison Librarian Greets 330 Area Students at 2017 Science Expo

December 4, 2017

  On November 11, Christy Tyson, Liaison to the School of Dentistry, provided outreach services at the 2017 Health Science Expo held at the Holly Auditorium, where there were 330 visitors. The Expo targets area high school students, their teachers, guidance counselors, and parents and seeks to inform them of the exciting aspects of health […]

Annual Health Fair at San Fernando Cathedral Reaches San Antonio Area Medically Underserved

November 7, 2017

  The San Fernando Health and Safety Fair, sponsored for over 25 years by the San Fernando Cathedral, is an annual tradition that offers health screening to individuals in the community who have no insurance or are underinsured. Over 400 volunteer doctors, nurses, health specialists, community volunteers and students provide the screening services. Each year […]

Coming to the Library: Before I Die Interactive Art Wall, May 8 – 16

April 27, 2017

Candy Chang is an artist who has made an international impact with her reflective, public art projects.  She is probably most famous for her Before I Die walls which have been featured in major cities all over the world.  While the architecture of each wall is slightly different the concept is simple: a wall of […]

Nursing Week Art Exhibit

April 27, 2017

To kick off events at the School of Nursing (SoN) for National Nursing Week, local artist Sarah Castillo will be exhibiting her collage series Remedies for Re(membering) at the SoN beginning on Monday May 1 running through July 1. The theme for Nursing Week this year is Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit. Sarah’s […]

Girl Scout Carnival of Hope

April 27, 2017

With the help of many dedicated adult leaders, Girl Scout Troop 128 created a one-of-a-kind health event at the Salvation Army Hope Center  Emergency Shelter For Women and Children on Saturday, April 8th. Many UT Health San Antonio campus departments, including the library, volunteered to make this event a success. Women and children who attended […]

Technology Sandbox Coming Soon to the UT Health Briscoe Library

January 11, 2017

  The Briscoe Library Technology Sandbox, an area with interactive work spaces and some of the newest technology to enhance medical education, is quickly coming together on the main floor of the library. Comfortable seating, desks, and a large worktable have been installed along with a 75 inch monitor now available for use. Soon, the space […]

Medical Instruments Exhibit

January 6, 2016

Ever wonder what types of instruments were used to treat ailments during the early ages of medicine? Check out the new library exhibit Tools of the Trade and find out. The exhibit features antique medical instruments from the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library. In this collection you will find items such as a scarificator and cupping […]

Briscoe Library Staff Exhibit at the Texas Health Literacy Conference

November 3, 2015

The Texas Health Literacy conference, held annually in San Antonio, has grown to be the largest one of its kind in the state. This year, October 2nd marked the 11th conference. It is attended by healthcare administrators, clinicians, social workers, pharmacists, health educators, nurses, and community members interested in health literacy. Health Literacy is commonly […]