The Education Department provides a variety of community educational programs for medical professionals and the general public.
Facility Tours of the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center located at 6211 IH 10 W. at First Park Ten Blvd. in San Antonio can be scheduled Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tours include all areas of the Blood & Tissue Center including blood collection, laboratories and tissue services. Facility Tour Information here.
Speakers Bureau Presentations are given to professional and community groups in the area. Presentations can be tailored to any group from high schools to civic organizations and medical professionals.
Previously Presented Programs are kept on file in the Education Resource Library for individual check-out. Individuals or groups may check-out audio tapes, slides and handouts for viewing.
Distinguished Speaker Series: Since its inception in 1996,the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center’s Bill Stone Distinguished Speaker Series has provided attendees an opportunity to hear lectures from world-renowned scientists and physicians. Bill Stone, Ph.D., a former STBTC board chairman, is a respected geneticist and tenured professor at Trinity University. The series honors his contributions to STBTC and medical science. The series continues to bring renowned scientists to San Antonio to discuss current issues in blood and tissue banking. It is attended by physicians and medical professionals from the south Texas community, who network and discuss the most current technology advances. Continuing education credits are approved for each session and there is no fee for attending.