UT System Chancellor William McRaven, a retired Navy Admiral and Former Commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, will be the keynote speaker at UTMB's Milestones Gala on May 21. See story below.


Honoring the classes of 1966 and celebrating the classes of '71, '76, '81, '86, '91, '96, '01 and '06. Call 1-888-862-7111 for details.


More than 420 volunteers successfully moved 185 patients from John Sealy Hospital to their new rooms in Jennie Sealy Hospital on Saturday, April 9. Congratulations on a smooth transition!

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Dr. Ben Raimer (GSBS '70 / SOM '74)was nominated by UTMB's student chapter of the TMA Medical Student Section to receive the 2016 C. Frank Webber, MD Award for his commitment to mentoring students.


More than 600 graduates were celebrated at the 129th School of Nursing Commencement Ceremony on Friday, April 29.

McRaven to be Honored at UTMB Milestones Gala on May 21


As part of the celebration of UTMB’s 125th anniversary, the university presents the Milestones Gala: 125 years – The Best is Yet to Come on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston.

Guests are invited to enjoy cocktails, pageantry, dinner and an interview with UT System Chancellor, William H. McRaven. From the opening reception to the grand finale, this black tie evening will be a memorable event.

Proceeds from the Milestones Gala will be used for scholarship endowments, faculty endowments and the recruitment and retention of the best and brightest faculty.

Don’t miss this exciting event…make your reservations today!



Jennie Sealy Hospital Now Serving Patients

On Saturday, April 9, more than 180 patients were transported from the John Sealy Hospital to the new Jennie Sealy Hospital.  All adult medical/surgical and adult intensive care unit patients were moved successfully and seamlessly with the help of a large cadre of volunteers.

The team began the move before sunrise and all patients were settled in their rooms and reunited with visitors by 1:45 PM that afternoon.

The following units will remain at the John Sealy Hospital:  Mother & Baby Unit and Labory and Delivery Services, Blocker Burn Unit, Pediatric Unit, the Blood Donor Unit and Cardiac Catheterization Lab.

Visitors to UTMB hospitals in Galveston will now be directed to the new Hospital Parking Garage on University Boulevard between Texas Avenue and Darrell Royal Avenue.




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