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Undergraduate Medical Education

At UTRGV School of Medicine, students have access to high-quality, innovative medical education programs that are designed to train the next generation of physician leaders in medical education, scientific research, and patient care.


We will transform the health of the Rio Grande Valley and beyond by providing advanced academic medicine through these five pillars:

  • Innovative Education
  • Life-Changing Research and Discoveries
  • High Quality Patient-Centered Care
  • Serving our Community
  • Sustainability and a Culture of Entrepreneurship

Medical Education

Student Resources

Faculty Resources

Associate Dean

Sambandam Elango, MD

Sambandam Elango, MD
Associate Dean for Educational Affairs
Email: Sambandam.Elango@utrgv.edu