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ӣƵ of Medicine Receives $500,000 from Byers Foundation

TYLER, Texas (June 20, 2023) – The Byers Family Foundation gave a $500,000 gift to The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine. Pictured are (l to r): Aliceson Howell, Jim Regester, Brandi Regester, Dr. Kirk Calhoun, Brent Byers, Patrick Willis, Dr. Brigham Willis and Dr. Archie Tucker. The gift will be used to … Read more

Critical Pediatric Needs Projected in East Texas

Pediatric Health Status Report reveals shortages in specialty pediatric care. TYLER, Texas (May 11, 2023) – The lack of access to care and resources in Northeast Texas has resulted in a higher rate of child mortality in the region than both national and state averages, according to a recent report by the ӣƵ … Read more

ӣƵ of Medicine Recruiting East Texans for Simulated Patient Program

Community members sought to play patients in medical student training   TYLER, Texas  – The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine is hiring community members to role-play as patients and help train medical students in their communication and non-invasive physical examination skills. The School of Medicine is recruiting all ages, races and socioeconomic … Read more

Gov. Abbott, UT System Break Ground on School of Medicine

Facility will house East Texas’ first School of Medicine, UT System’s 7th medical school TYLER, Texas (January 23, 2022) –Texas Governor Greg Abbott joined UT System leaders today to break ground on UT Tyler’s new Medical Education Building, which will house the university’s new School of Medicine and the 7th medical school within the UT … Read more

The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine receives SACSCOC approval for M.D. program

M.D. program approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Tyler, Texas – Last week, The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine received approval for their Doctor of Medicine program from SACSCOC. Earlier this year, the School received Preliminary Accreditation from the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME). … Read more

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 the … Read more

$5 Million Gift Continues Momentum for ӣƵ of Medicine

Gift will cover full tuition for second class of students, help address physician shortage TYLER, Texas (September 13, 2022) – 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 … Read more

Regents Approve $100 Million Allocation to Support the ӣƵ of Medicine

– 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 … Read more