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UT Regents Approve $308M for UT Tyler Medical Education Building

Investment will improve health outcomes and enable new economic development   AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Texas Board of Regents today gave final authorization for design, development, and additional construction funding for the University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine’s new Medical Education Building – approving a total project cost of $308 million for…

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New Treatment Reduces the Likelihood of Heart Failure

Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment Reduces Risk for Patients at High Risk for Heart Failure   TYLER, Texas (October 10, 2022) – Dr. Jarett Berry, The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine Department of Medicine Chair, recently published an article explaining a new treatment to reduce the risk of heart failure.   Published in…

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$5 Million Gift Continues Momentum for School of Medicine

Gift will cover full tuition for second class of students, help address physician shortage   The University of Texas at Tyler (UT Tyler) announced a $5 million gift to the School of Medicine from Ednamae Walsh. The gift will support scholarships and pathway programs for the medical school. “This generous gift will create opportunities for…

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Texas Medical Association Reports – UT Tyler HSC Helping Rural Medicine

UT Tyler Health Science Center is one of three medical institutions provide rural training tracks for residents interested in rural practice in Texas.   The other two being TTUHSC at the Permian Basin in Odessa and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. These programs put physician trainees in small-town hospitals so they can learn…

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Regents Approve $100 Million Allocation to Support the UT Tyler School of Medicine

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Investment will enable new medical school to make immediate impact and grow   Austin (August 25, 2022) – The University of Texas Board of Regents today approved an allocation of $100 million in Permanent University Fund (PUF) bond proceeds over the next 10 years that will help fund capital expenses associated with the start-up of the…

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The Robert M. Rogers Foundation Gifts $10 Million

‘Transformational’ gift addresses mental health care needs in East Texas TYLER, Texas (July 18, 2022) – The University of Texas at Tyler announced a $10 million gift from The Robert M. Rogers Foundation to its School of Medicine to support mental and behavioral health education. In recognition of this gift, the university will name its…

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School of Medicine founding dean looks to benefit East Texas

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School of Medicine founding dean looks to benefit East Texas

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School is Granted LCME Preliminary Accreditation

The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine has received notification from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) that it has been granted preliminary accreditation, a monumental milestone that will allow the school to begin recruiting its first class of medical students for 2023. “Many individuals have worked for years with relentless determination…

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$4 Million Gift

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The University of Texas at Tyler announced the second $4 million gift to its School of Medicine. The anonymous gift will support the School of Medicine scholarships and faculty research. “We are tremendously appreciative of this gift to our new School of Medicine,” said UT Tyler President Kirk A. Calhoun, MD, FACP. “We continue to…

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Tyler’s New Medical School Location Announced

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The University of Texas System Board of Regents today authorized The University of Texas at Tyler to purchase land for its School of Medicine. UT Tyler intends to finalize the purchase of approximately five acres of land, located in the heart of the medical district in Tyler. “Acquiring land for the medical education building is…

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