Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions The University of Texas Medical Branch


Thank you for your interest in UTMB. Below, we have listed the questions the UTMB web site receives most frequently, along with their respective answers. If you have an inquiry or question that is not listed, please send it via email to UTMB Marketing and Communications.




Contacts

  • Q. How do I contact UTMB?

    A. Please visit this page for information on contacting UTMB via telephone, postal mail, or email. www.utmb.edu/contact

  • Q. How do I contact or send mail to a patient in a UTMB hospital?

    A. Please visit this page for information on contacting a patient in a UTMB hospital. www.utmb.edu/contact

  • Q. What is UTMB's mailing address?

    A. Please visit this page for information on contacting UTMB via telephone, postal mail, or email. www.utmb.edu/contact

Jobs

  • Q. How do I apply for a job at UTMB?

    A. Please visit the UTMB Job Opportunities web site: jobs.utmb.edu

  • Q. How do I become a volunteer at UTMB?

    A. The UTMB Volunteer Services web site offers a wealth of information on volunteering at UTMB, and a downloadable application form: www.utmb.edu/contact

Medical

  • Q. I have a general healthcare question, or a question about a specific medical condition

    A. Point your web browser to UTMB’s Health Care web site, and click on "Ask Nurse Lucy:" www.utmbhealth.com/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000043

  • Q. I'd like to make an appointment to see a UTMB doctor.

    A. You can make an appointment online at: www.utmbhealth.com/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000041. To search for a particular doctor or specialty, visit the Choosing A Doctor web site: www.utmbhealth.com/phy/page.asp

  • Q. I'd like to share a clinical experience, compliment or concern.

    A. Let us know by visiting our Choice and Satisfaction site at: www.utmb.edu/choice.

  • Q. I was born at UTMB, and I need a copy of my birth certificate.

    A. Birth certificates are public documents, and are available through the Galveston County Health District. UTMB does not keep birth certificates on file. Information on obtaining a copy of your birth certificate can be found on the Galveston County web site: www.co.galveston.tx.us/Community_Services/CERTCOP.HTM

  • Q. How do I get information on applying for a fellowship/residency at UTMB?

    A. The Graduate Medical Education web site hosts information about medical residencies and fellowships at UTMB: www.utmb.edu/gme

Education

  • Q. How do I get information about financial aid, tuition and fees, or school catalogs?

    A. Get the details on the UTMB Enrollment Services web site: www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/

  • Q. What are the admission requirements, deadlines, etc. for attending UTMB's School of Health Professions?

    A. The SHP Prospective Student page offers this information, as well as an online application and a streaming video about student life in the SHP: shp.utmb.edu/future_students.asp

  • Q. What are the admission requirements, deadlines, etc. for attending UTMB's School of Nursing?

    A. The UTMB School of Nursing has gathered all the pertinent information on to one page of the SON web site: nursing.utmb.edu/common/studentAffairs.cshtml

  • Q. What are the admission requirements, deadlines, etc. for UTMB's School of Medicine?

    A. Admissions details and an FAQ can be found on the SOM web site: www.utmb.edu/somstudentaffairs

  • Q. What are the admission requirements, deadlines, etc. for UTMB's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences?

    A. Please visit the GSBS web page for prospective students: gsbs.utmb.edu/prospects

  • Q. How do I apply for admission to SHP?

    A. The Registrar’s web site has outlined every method of requesting an application for admission to the School of Health Professions, and links to the online application form as well: www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices

  • Q. How do I apply for admission to SON?

    A. The Registrar’s web site has outlined every method of requesting an admission application for the School of Nursing, and links to the online application form as well: www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices

  • Q. How do I apply for admission to SOM?

    A. The Registrar’s web site has outlined every method of requesting an application to attend the Scool of Medicine, and links to the online application form as well: www.utmb.edu/somstudentaffairs/admissions/index.html

  • Q. How do I apply for admission to GSBS?

    A. The Registrar’s web site has outlined every method of requesting an application to attend the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and also links to the online application form: www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/prospect

General

  • Q. Where can I get a general overview of UTMB?

    A. The UTMB Facts web site www.utmb.edu/facts offers information on UTMB’s core commitments, history, and economic impact. The UTMB Fact Book contains a wealth of facts, organizational charts, and data: www.utmb.edu/facts

News

  • Q. I saw a story about UTMB in the media, and I'd like more information.

    A. Please visit the UTMB News site to see recent press releases www.utmb.edu/newsroom or contact UTMB’s Marketing and Communications team at: www.utmb.edu/marcom

  • Q. I am a member of the media, and I'd like talk with someone about a story idea.

    A. Please contact a Media Representative via email at: public.affairs@utmb.edu, by phone at 409-772-2618 or visit our Media Relations site online at: www.utmb.edu/mediarelations

People

  • Q. How do I find the contact information for someone who works at UTMB?

    A. The UTMB Directory contains telephone numbers and email addresses for UTMB employees and contractors www.utmb.edu/directory.

UTMB Web

  • Q. I have a question or comment about the UTMB web site.

    A. We appreciate all feedback. Email us at: public.affairs@utmb.edu

  • Q. I want to report a broken or dead link on the UTMB web site.

    A. Write us at: public.affairs@utmb.edu. Please include the URL of the page that displays the broken link, as well as information on the link itself.

Other

  • Q. My question or comment doesn't fit any other category.

    A. No problem! Please email Public Affairs, and we’ll get your inquiry or comment to the proper area, and make sure someone follows up with you: public.affairs@utmb.edu