One West University Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78520 | 956-882-8200

A-PRIME TIME: ACCELERATED PROFESSIONAL RELEVANT INTEGRATED MEDICAL EDUCATION 2011–2013

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A PRIME TIME IN TEXAS: UT BROWNSVILLE, UT EL PASO, UT PAN AM, UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER HOUSTON AND UT MEDICAL BRANCH

The goal of the A-PRIME TIME partnership is to develop a model of physician education that is widely recognized for its innovative approach, educational effectiveness and professionalism of its graduates through a curriculum that achieves the following goals:

  • Is accessible to diverse groups of students and produces competent, compassionate physicians
  • Fosters students to become caring and compassionate physicians by learning about a career in medicine while developing a professional identity early in their academic timetable
  • Enables academic and medical institutions to jointly create a shared and more efficient, coordinated curriculum in a shortened time frame
  • Provides physicians trained and assessed in a range of cognitive, effective and psycho-motor traits throughout their undergraduate and medical education
  • Achieves better health care outcomes for Texas​

CONTACT INFORMATION

A-PRIME TIME

Dr. ​Hugo Rodriguez, Director
Office: BRHP 1.124
aprimetime@utb.edu

Dr. Manuel G. Saldivar
Office: BRHP 1.313
Phone:956-882-7156
aprimetime@utb.edu​​

Elizabeth Peña
Office: BRHP 1.313
Phone: 956-882-7156
aprimetime@utb.edu​

 

Biomedical Research
and Health Professions
BRHP 2.101

Phone:  956-882-5000

Fax:  956-882-5003

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