Surgery Educational Programs Accreditation
- Critical Care
Fellowship (Trauma Division): Granted full accreditation in 2006 for 5 years
- General Surgery
Residency Program: Granted continued accreditation in 2006 for 4 years by
the Accreditation Council for Graduate
Medical Education (ACGME) Residency Review Committee
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program: Effective
October 15, 2010, the Plastic Surgery Program received 5 year accreditation.
Other Accreditation Information:
UTHSCSA School of Medicine Accreditation: The Medical School is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for accreditation of programs of medical education leading to the M.D. degree in the United States. The last LCME visit occurred in February 2003, and accreditation of the educational program leading to the M.D. degree was granted for an eight year term. The next full survey will take place during academic year 2010-2011.
Graduate Medical Education accreditation: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has awarded the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio renewed accreditation status for the next five years (through 2014). The School of Medicine has been awarded its second five-year institutional accreditation cycle in a row.
Institutional Accreditation: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; (404) 679-4501) to award certificates and baccalaureate, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees. The institution was last reviewed and reaffirmed in December 2008. This reaffirmation review covered the main campus and all extended sites. The institution's accreditation extends to all programs offered on the institution's main campus as well as those offered at all extended program sites wherever located. The reaffirmation of accreditation for the institution extends through 2018.