The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC)


Phone: (210) 916-5958

DSN: 429-5958


  1. Vision: We strive for a training Consortium characterized by:
    • Motivated physician-officer and graduate allied health-officer role models leading and teaching in all of our programs
    • Military-unique clinical learning environments characterized by teamwork with excellence in clinical care, scholarship, safety, and professionalism
    • Residents and fellows prepared to become competent, humanistic physician-officers and graduate allied health-officers who place the needs and well-being of patients and their country first
  2. Mission: We improve military health and readiness by graduating physician-officers and graduate allied health-officers who are ready to meet the needs and challenges of the Military Health System and our beneficiaries through professional leadership, clinical competence, and a commitment to scholarship, quality improvement, and patient safety

  3. Values: TExcellence the synergy of Teamwork and Excellence

  4. Strategies:
    • Oversee and ensure that all training programs comply with requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and other GAHE accrediting agencies, are of the highest caliber, and meet the readiness needs of the DoD
    • Organize to meet the core elements of our mission through subcommittees tasked with routine assessment and improvement of the Consortium
    • Prioritize development of our faculty and trainees into effective leaders and mentors
    • Routinely collaborate and communicate with major teaching sites to ensure alignment with missions of these organizations
    • Collaborate with other teaching sites to improve the quality of the clinical learning environment
    • Sustain a supportive learning and practice environment focused on maximizing faculty and trainee well-being
    • Ensure that all trainees have the appropriate education, resources, and opportunities and are subject to the same standards within each program

Jul 2016