UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Garcia, Sean E.

School of Medicine
(210) 567-0777

Sean E. Garcia, MD, FHM, is currently a Professor/Clinical of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Garcia received his MD degree in 1999 from the University of Arizona. After completing Internal Medicine Residency and a Chief Resident year at UT Health San Antonio, Dr. Garcia joined the faculty in July 2002. Dr. Garcia?s area of focus is Hospital Medicine and he has been engaged in medical student and resident education for the past sixteen years. He has made significant contributions to preclinical education, as a course director for MS1 and MS2 courses beginning in 2009. He was a course director for Introduction to the Clinical sciences from 2009-2013. He was also responsible for developing the new preclinical curriculum and is currently the Module Co-Director for the Hematology and Respiratory Modules for the MS1`s, and the Module Co-Director for Digestive Health and Nutrition for the MS2`s. For the third year students he is a ward attending four months out of the year and actively teaches in the clinical setting. For the fourth year students he is a Course Director for a Didactic Course, Hematology for the Intern, a course which he has been developing since 2010. He has been responsible for creating the active curriculum in Respiratory, Hematology, and Digestive Health and Nutrition. His curricular materials have been published in the peer-reviewed Med Ed Portal (AAMC). His teaching has been recognized by many medical student, resident or program teaching awards, including the prestigious Presidential Teaching Excellence Award, the highest honor bestowed by UT Health San Antonio. He was also inducted into UT Health`s Academy of Master Teachers. He has served on national committees, including the NBME Step 3 Computer based Scoring Committee, as well as an institutional representative to American Association of Medical College?s CFAS (Council of Faculty and Academic Societies). He maintains an active clinical service in hospital medicine at University Hospital on both teaching and non-teaching inpatient Medicine services.

9/2017 - Present Professor/Clinical University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
1/2008 - Present Medical Director of Quality University Hospital, Medicine, San Antonio, TX