Medical Director, Academic Medicine Education Program
Patrick Garcia grew up in Harlingen, Texas and earned his BS degree at St. Edward's University before attending the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Medical School. He completed his residency at Central Texas Medical Foundation, where he was, chief resident.
Garcia is assistant clinical professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch and director of the Austin Medical Education Programs Transitional Residency Program. He serves on Seton’s Network Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Medical Staff Steering Committee, Physician Action Committee, Medication Reconciliation Committee and Bylaws Committee.
“Working at Seton has allowed me to work with and care for a very diverse group of people,” Garcia said. “Including people from all different types of backgrounds and experiences enriches the Seton experience that we all share. Whether I am caring for an indigent patient or executive private patient, I am often working with the same multidisciplinary team delivering the same level of care. I have always been welcomed by Seton Family of Hospitals and I enjoy serving a mission that is bigger than any individual.”
Garcia is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a member of the American College of Physician Executives, Association of Hospital Medical Education, Austin Society of Internal medicine, Texas medical Association and Travis County Medical Society.