The South Texas Medical Center
(STMC) consists of of medical-related facilities in northwest San Antonio
The STMC, which directly serves 38 counties, consists of forty-five medically related institutions; separate medical, dental and nursing schools, five higher educational institutions, twelve hospitals and five specialty institutions. These facilities combined currently total over 4,200 patient beds.
In 2009 the STMC was home to more than $350 million in construction projects. More than $1 billion in new construction projects are currently planned through 2014.
Staff and budget
In 2009, 27,884 persons were directly employed at the center, and the combined budget of all entities at the South Texas Medical Center totaled $3.3 Billion.
Research and Development
San Antonio's Biosciences industry employs over 100,000 people. The largest areas of research are conducted by institutes in or around the South Texas Medical Center. These include the oncology division of one of the world's top five biotechnology firms, the world's largest Phase I clinical trials program for new anti-cancer drugs, and the new $200 million . San Antonio also houses the world's... Read More