UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Ye, Yanping

School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
(210) 450-9890
yey@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Yanping Ye is an Associate Professor in the Division of Community Geriatrics in the Department of Family & Community Medicine. She is board certified in Family Medicine and has a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine. She cares for patients and teaches Geriatric Fellows, Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in the UT Senior Health Clinic, Long Term Care (LTC) Facilities and at the Acute Care for Elderly (ACE) Unit at the Christus Santa Rosa Medical Center Hospital. She is the recipient of competitive Geriatric Academic Career Award from year 2010-2015. She is the Scholar of John A Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Education from 2011-2013. Her scholarly interests include: teach interdisciplinary teams to improve the care for geriatric patients at ACE Unit and LTC Facilities, develop transitions of care curricula for Geriatric Fellows and Family Medicine Residents, develop and implement patient safety and clinical process improvement projects in the hospitals, outpatient clinic, and LTC Facilities. Her leadership roles include Medical Director for Meridian Care at Grayson Square Nursing Home, Associate Medical Director for Air Force Villages Nursing Homes, and Medical Director for three Assisted Living Facilities. She is the Medical Director for Acute Care for Elderly Unit at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital at Medical Center in San Antonio since Oct, 2012. Dr. Ye is the President of Texas Geriatric Society. Dr. Ye is actively involved in international collaboration in geriatrics. She is working closely with Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and Chinese Geriatric Society. She was the GSA delegation and invited speaker for the Annual Chinese Geriatric Society Conference in 2011. Dr. Ye also served as the international teaching faculty for community geriatrics Continuing Medical Education programs in China.

9/2013 - Present Associate Professor / Clinical UTHSCSA, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX
11/2012 - Present Medical Director Christus Santa Rosa Hospital at Medical Center, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX
7/2011 - Present Certified Medical Director for Assisted Living Facilities at Air Force Village I and II Air Force Village I and II
9/2010 - Present Certified Medical Director Meridian Care at Grayson Square Nursing Home, San Antonio, TX
3/2009 - Present Certified Associate Medical Director Air Force Village I and II
9/2008 - Present Assistant Professor The University of Texas Health Science Center, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX