Elena Jimenez-Gutierrez, MD
Assistant Professor / Clinical
Elena Jiménez Gutiérrez has been an Assistant Professor / Clinical at UT Health San Antonio in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine since 2018. Dr. Jiménez Gutiérrez received her Doctor of Medicine from University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2013. She completed an Internal Medicine residency as a member of the Global Health and Underserved Populations Track in 2016 from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Montefiore/Presbyterian. She is also currently working on a Master of Science in Epidemiology and is due to complete in 2021. When she is not taking care of patients in the hospital, Dr. Jiménez Gutiérrez is volunteering as an outpatient preceptor for Medical Students at San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic and Pride Community Clinic. In addition, she regularly performs pro bono forensic medical evaluations that can corroborate asylum seekers' claims of having suffered torture or persecution and support their application for asylum via Physicians for Human Rights' Asylum Network. During the non-COVID era, Dr. Jiménez Gutiérrez volunteered twice a year with Partners In Health in Chiapas, Mexico, as an outpatient preceptor for newly graduated Mexican physicians during their social service year in rural public clinics. She also served as a faculty advisor to Project Hispaniola, a team of medical students and faculty advisors from UTHealth San Antonio that undertook various clinical and public health efforts each summer in order to serve the rural communities of sugarcane plantation workers and their families surrounding La Romana, Dominican Republic. With respect to programmatic areas, her interests lie in the education of providers in low-resource settings. With the contributions of various internal medicine residents and faculty from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dr. Jiménez Gutiérrez is working to create an open access, evidence-based, ambulatory care syllabus designed for medical learners caring for people in underserved areas around the world.
- 2013 - MD - University of Virginia School of Medicine
- 2016 - Internal Medicine Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Montefiore/Presbyterian
- 2018 - Section of Hospital Medicine / Clinical Instructor of Medicine - University of Pittsburgh Physicians
- 2016 - American Board of Internal Medicine