UIW Preps to Open Medical School

August 7, 2016

A career in primary care isn’t for everyone, says Dr. David Garza, a family practice physician from Laredo: It takes someone willing to work long hours, put off paying student debt and spend time forming good relationships with patients.

According to local health officials, not enough Texas medical students fit that mold. Which is why the University of the Incarnate Word, administrators say, is investing in a medical school, hoping to foster a new generation of primary care doctors.

 local health officials

Read the entire story at San Antonio Express-News.