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Facilitated Acceptance to Medical Education (FAME) Program

FAME Benefits


  • Two degrees (Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Medicine)
  • Acceptance to UT School of Medicine at San Antonio
  • Seven year curriculum (Three years at UT San Antonio + four years at UT School of Medicine at San Antonio)
  • Honors College membership at UTSA
  • Reduce costs associated with obtaining a medical degree
  • Early exposure to medical training
  • Reserved housing at UTSA's newest residence hall, Alvarez Hall
  • Gateway seminar courses
  • Competency-based education
  • Personal and professional identity formation
  • Mentoring