UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Adams, Bruce D

School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine

Dr. Bruce Adams was selected in 2012 as the founding Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at UTHSCSA.He attended the University of California at Davis and then enrolled at the Uniformed Services medical school and joined the Army. After a medicine internship at Walter Reed, he worked as a flight surgeon in Army Special Operations. Dr. Adams subsequently completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Eisenhower Army Medical Center followed by an emergency medicine residency at the Medical College of Georgia. His 27 year military career spanned a wide breadth of clinical, academic, combat and leadership positions, culminating as the Deputy Hospital Commander for Fort Bliss Texas. Dr. Adams resides in the San Antonio area with his wife Tina and three children.

9/2012 - Present Professor UTHSCSA, Surgery, San Antonio, TX
1/2008 - Present Adjunct Position University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX
7/2007 - Present Staff Emergency Medicine Physician William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, TX
1/2007 - Present Clinical Professor Georgia Health Sciences University, Emergency Medicine, Augusta, GA
1/2007 - Present Clinical Associate Professor Texas Tech University, Emergency Medicine, El Paso, TX
1/2007 - Present Associate Professor / Clinical and Associate Professor of Medicine University of Texas at El Paso, Emergency Medicine, El Paso, TX
1/2005 - Present Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP)
1/2002 - Present Associate Professor / Clinical Georgia Health Sciences University, Emergency Medicine, Augusta, GA
1/1994 - Present Associate Investigator US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory
1/1993 - Present Adjunct Associate Professor The University of Texas Health Science Center, Emergency Medicine