UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Schindler, Kevin C

School of Medicine
(210) 567-0777

Dr. Schindler is an associate professor who is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Schindler is a hospitalist at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and currently works primarily at the Audie L. Murphy Veteran?s Affairs Hospital. The focus of Dr. Schindler`s academic career has been teaching trainees of many disciplines at multiple levels of their training. He has been an attending on the inpatient medicine ward service for the past ten years. He instructs and supervises medical students, internal medicine residents and interns, physical medicine and rehab trainees, psychiatry trainees, as well as nurse practitioners.

Dr. Schindler is very committed to medical student teaching and has been contributing to medical student education for the past ten years while on faculty. Dr. Schindler has been Course Director of the Advanced Physical Evaluation Skills Course for the second year medical students, Module Co-director of the Clinical Skills Longitudinal Module, and now serves as the Medical Director of the HEB Clinical Skills Center. He was very involved in the latest School of Medicine curriculum reform, which was integral in resolving the school`s probation status and placing the school in good standing with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

Dr. Schindler serves as Medical Director of the 14-bed Progressive Care Unit at Audie L. Murphy Veteran?s Affairs Hospital. In this role, he works closely with nursing and administration to improve safety and efficiency of care for our veterans. Dr. Schindler has also chaired the Medication Error Aggregated Root Cause Analysis Committee and has sat on the Critical Care Committee for the Audie L. Murphy Veteran?s Affairs Hospital. He currently sits on the Antibiotic Use Subcommittee, Inpatient Customer Service Committee, and the Critical Care Committee.

9/2015 - Present Associate Professor/Clinical The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio/VA, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
10/2008 - Present Medical Staff Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, Medicine, San Antonio, TX