DIVISION OF GENERAL PEDIATRICS

Fellowship Faculty

Dr. Glen Medellin

Glen Medellin, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM
Professor of Pediatrics
Interim Greehey Distinguished Chair in Palliative Care for Children
University of Texas System Distinguished Teaching Professor
Division of General Pediatrics, Comprehensive Care Clinic
Clerkship Director, Education and Training

Education:
M.D., UT Medical Branch of Galveston, 1994
B.A., biochemistry and biology, Rice University, 1990

Training:
Internship and residency, pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, 1994-1997

Board Certification:
Pediatrics, 1997
Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2010

Recent Projects:
Pediatric Clerkship Curriculum Development
Clinical skills exam revision and development
Curriculum development for general pediatrics continuity clinic

Interests:
Chronic care of the medically complex child, medical education, educational technology

 

Jennifer Healy, DOJennifer Healy, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, UTHSCSA Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Education:
D.O., Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University (AZCOM), 2007
B.S., biologyy , University of Colorado at Denver, 2002

Training:
Internship and residency, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2007-2010
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2011

Board Certification:
Internal Medicine, 2010
Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2012

Recent Projects:
Primary Palliative Care Education Series (PPCES Talks) Series and Curriculum Development—monthly educational luncheons focusing on palliative medicine topics
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Interdisciplinary Didactics
Double Parallel Curriculum in Palliative Care--End of Life Module

Interests:
Fellowship education and training, Bedside teaching, End of Life Patient and Family Care, including Legacy

 

Sandra Sanchez-Reilly, MDSandra Sanchez-Reilly, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, San Antonio VA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center
Program Director, UTHSCSA Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Director, NIA-Funded UT Medical Students Teaching in Aging Research Program

Education:
M.D., Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, 1996

Training:
Internship and residency, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 2002
Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 2011

Board Certification:
Internal Medicine, 2002, 2012
Geriatric Medicine, 2014
Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2008

Recent Projects:
Medical Student Teaching in Aging Research Program
Training grant to educate VA staff about end-of-life care. To improve satisfaction with care to all seriously ill Veterans and their families, focusing on improving satisfaction with care as measured by the Bereavement Family Survey
HRSA Grant, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration- Training grant for geriatric medicine, geriatric dentistry and geriatric mental health

Interests:
Fellowship education and training, Medical student education, End of Life Patient and Family Care

 

Rachel Walker Vandermeer, MDRachel Walker Vandermeer, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Education:
B.S., Saint Edward’s University, 2007 (Biochemistry)
M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, 2012

Training:
Residency, Pediatrics, The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, 2012-2015
Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, University of Texas Health and Science Center San Antonio, 2015-2016

Board Certification:
Pediatrics, 2015
Hospice and Palliative Medicine, board eligible

Clinical and Research Interests:
Chronic care of the medically complex child, physician narrative and doctor identity, Self-care programs for medical trainees