SSTART Member Portal

Contact Info:

Janet F. Williams, MD
Director, S-START
UTHSCSA Pediatrics
Phone: 210.562.5344
jawilliams@uthscsa.edu

 

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

SBIRT - South Texas Area Residency Training (S-START) Program

Project S-START (SBIRT - South Texas Area Residency Training) is supported by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Award # 1U79TI020249

Mission

To expertly train a multidisciplinary cadre of resident physicians, many subsequently practicing in the South Texas region, in SBIRT detection and management of patients with or at risk for substance use.

 

SBIRT is an acronym for the research-based and state-of-the-art public health approach, delivering an array of effective Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment services to patients in general medicine care settings having or at risk for experiencing problems with substance abuse.