Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO)

School of Medicine
21001194 Requisition #

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO)

The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCA) is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as its Chief Medical Information Officer, leading the strategic execution, oversight, continual development, advancement, and optimization of the UT Health Epic electronic health record (EHR).


In March 2021, UT Health San Antonio broke ground on the new $430 million UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital ( This eight-story, 144-bed hospital will offer specialty care in cancer, orthopedics, urology, neurosurgery, vascular, and bariatric surgery. In support of the Multispecialty and Research Hospital (MSRH), UT Health San Antonio will be expanding and refueling its current ambulatory Epic environment to a state-of-the-art Enterprise Epic environment. 


Reporting to the Chief Health Information and Value Officer, the CMIO is both a leadership and hands-on position and will assist the CHIO in ambulatory Epic, population health, quality, value-based care, clinical integration, analytics and reporting, telemedicine, mobile and web-based applications and be a liaison to UT Health research. The CMIO will play an integral part in the Epic EHR implementation for the new UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital. The CMIO will help lead Associate CMIOs and the development of a robust physician builder program. The CMIO will work collaboratively with the Deputy CIO, Assistant Vice President of Clinical Systems, Epic Directors as well as other informatics, research and clinical leaders at UT Health San Antonio.


Candidates must possess a comprehensive knowledge of Health Informatics through the combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will also have 3 - 5 years experience with Epic, and clinical systems and process design/re-design.  Experience as an Epic Physician Builder and advanced certifications are preferred. A Medical Degree with board certification in a clinical specialty is required with academic credentials that merit a faculty appointment. Faculty rank and tenure status will be determined on the experience and scholarly achievement of the finalist candidate.


San Antonio is a vibrant, multicultural city with year-round recreational activities, affordable housing, and an exceptionally high standard of living. UTHSCSA is a comprehensive academic health university and research center in South Texas.


For official consideration, apply via the UT Health Careers employment portal:


For inquiries please email: Dr. Edward Sankary at


UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.


Benefits Overview

UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.

Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.

Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.

Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.

Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.

Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:

Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.

Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.

Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.

Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.

FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.

Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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