San Antonio is home to the largest military healthcare organization in the Department of Defense, Brooke Army Medical Center. Located at Fort Sam Houston, BAMC provides quality care to military service members, families, veterans, and civilian emergency patients throughout the San Antonio community.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will be home to the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative. The research at the new center will focus on improving how medical professionals help civilians and military patients recover from physical and emotional trauma. This research center will be the first of its kind in the entire United States.