UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Sanchez-Reilly, Sandra E

School of Medicine
Medicine
(210) 617-5356
sanchezreill@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Sanchez-Reilly is an associate professor, board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Hospice/Palliative Medicine. Dr. Sanchez-Reilly is the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Director at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Sanchez-Reilly has earned a national reputation in Palliative Care Education and End-of-Life Communication Research. Dr. Sanchez-Reilly actively participates in national societies such as the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM), the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) (Ethics Committee Member) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) supported group that developed the competencies and assessment tools for all Palliative Medicine Fellowships. Dr. Sanchez-Reilly received a Geriatric Academic Career Award (GACA) from the Department of Health and Human Services through which she established a Palliative Care Consultation Program for older adults. Moreover, Dr. Sanchez-Reilly is a member of the School of Medicine Curriculum Committee and has been on the task force to reform the Curriculum. Dr. Sanchez-Reilly is the Director of the NIA-funded UT Medical Students Teaching in Aging Research Program (MSTAR), influencing several medical students to pursue a Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine related career. Dr. Sanchez-Reilly has mentored many learners to become faculty members and has been influential in expanding Palliative Care clinical services locally. Moreover, Dr. Sanchez-Reilly leads the Palliative Care Programs at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS), and serves as the associate director for education and evaluation for the San Antonio VA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC).

11/2012 - Present Associate Director of Education and Evaluation GRECC, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), San Antonio, TX
1/2010 - Present Palliative Care Medical Director South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Geriatrics and Extended Care, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX
9/2008 - Present Clinical Associate Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
9/2008 - Present Palliative Medicine Section Chief University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
1/2006 - Present Geriatric Oncology Clinic and Medical Director Cancer Therapy and Research Center, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
7/2005 - Present Hospice and Palliative Medicine Interprofessional Fellowship Program Director and Residency Director University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
7/2005 - Present Hospice and Palliative Medicine Interprofessional Fellowship Program Director and Residency Director STVHCS, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
7/2004 - Present Staff Physician Medical Director, Combined Consultation Service in Geriatrics and Palliative Care South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
7/2004 - Present Medical Director-Combined Consultation Service in Geriatrics and Palliative Care STVHCS, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
7/2004 - Present Assistant Professor and Medical Director - Combined Consultation Service in Geriatrics and Palliative Care University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX