Program Leadership

Andrew E. Muck, MD

Andrew E. Muck, MD, FACEP
Director of Education and Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine | Email

Dr. Muck graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2004. Following medical school, Dr. Muck completed an Emergency Medicine residency at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC), where he also served as a chief resident. He was the Associate Program Director for the SAUSHEC Emergency Medicine Residency Program from 2009-2011 and is an Assistant Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University at Bethesda, MD. He has received numerous awards during his military career and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan). He joined the University of Texas Health Science Center as Associate Program Director for the residency program in August 2011, having received medical student and resident teaching awards since then. He is the Director for the Global Health Emergency Medicine section and works within the medical school to advance global health opportunities for medical students and residents. He believes in global health equity abroad and at home, and is the medical director for the San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic, which provides free health care to refugees in San Antonio. He is also faculty of the UTHSCSA Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics. He has a beautiful family and enjoys farming and running in his free time.

 


Adriana Segura Olson, MD

Adriana Segura Olson, MD - Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine | Email

Dr. Adriana Segura Olson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UTHSA and University Hospital. Dr. Olson graduated with honors and highest distinction from the Pennsylvania State University and then attended medical school at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. Following medical school, she completed a 4-year Emergency Medicine Residency at Northwestern University where she served as Chief Resident during her final year. Dr. Olson has been practicing Emergency Medicine at University Hospital since July 2014. She has an interest in medical education and educational research and is currently the Director of simulation education for the UTHSA Emergency Medicine Residency and Associate Program Director. Dr. Olson enjoys running and has completed a marathon and multiple half marathons.

 


Kamna Balhara, MD

Kamna Balhara, MD - Assistant Program Director
Assistant Professor/Clinical, Department of Emergency Medicine | Email

Dr. Kamna Balhara joined UTHSA in 2016 as Assistant Professor and serves as Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Balhara grew up in New Delhi, Singapore, and Texas. She graduated summa cum laude from Rice University and obtained a Master's in French Studies from Columbia University before attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins, where she served as Chief Resident. During residency, she was very involved in research and completed specialized training in Global Emergency Services. She received the Outstanding Resident and Outstanding Resident Research awards upon completion of residency. Her academic focuses include global health, health disparities, and medical humanities, as well as the intersection of resident education and emergency department operations. She is proud to be a member of the UTHSA community and excited to be back in Texas.

 


Shane Jennings, MD

Shane Jennings, MD - Assistant Program Director
Assistant Professor/Clinical, Department of Emergency Medicine | Email

Dr. Shane Jennings joined UTHSA this year and is dual board certified in Emergency Medicine and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He serves as Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program and also the EM Director for Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Dr. Jennings grew up in Arkansas, graduating from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Masters in Biology. He then attended AUC School of Medicine. After medical school he moved to New York where he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Dr. Jennings was a full-time core academic faculty member at SUNY Upstate Medical University since 2013, teaching Emergency Medicine residents, Hyperbaric Medicine fellows, PEM fellows, and medical students.

Dr. Jennings moved to San Antonio this year and joins UTHSA as a full-time core academic faculty member and is excited to be a part of the UT Medicine family.

 


Kamna Balhara, MD

Christopher Gelabert, MD, FACEP - Assistance Program Director
Associate Director, Division of Ultrasound
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Dr. Chris Gelabert is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and a Clinical Assistant Professor within the UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine. Currently, he is the Associate Director for the Division of Emergency Ultrasound, Associate Director of the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, and oversees all Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance activities within the Division of Emergency Ultrasound. As Associate Director, Dr. Gelabert shares responsibility for educational, administrative and research activities within the Division

Dr. Gelabert grew up in Texas, graduating from St. Mary's University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. He then attended the University of Texas, School of Medicine here in San Antonio. After medical school, he moved to New York where he completed Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. During his residency he was recognized as both the Emergency Department Resident of the Year and Emergency Department Staff Member of the Year. He then went on to complete his Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at North Shore University Hospital in 2014.

Dr. Gelabert moved back to San Antonio in 2014 as a full-time academic faculty member within the UT Health Department of Emergency Medicine. While he is the Associate Ultrasound Director, his primary teaching focus is clinical emergency medicine for residents and medical students, earning him the Golden Apple Clinical Teaching award in June 2017. He has subsequently become Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program beginning July 2017. His research interests include developing new methods for medical student and resident ultrasound education, ultrasound feasibility in obesity, and is proud to be a member of the UT Medicine family.

 
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