Long School of Medicine

House Staff Council

The House Staff Council is a representative organization serving the residents and fellows at UT Health San Antonio. Our mission is to improve patient care and graduate medical education by facilitating communication between the residents, the university, the hospitals and our community.

The council is made up of four officers and representatives from each department.




President HSC Hannah Uhlig Reche

Hannah Uhlig - Reche M.D., MPH PGY III

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation



"As President of House Staff Council, I look forward to advocating for house staff at all levels of training. I will explore improvements in trainee wellness, work towards innovative solutions that address systematic problems, and continue to negotiate updates to salary/benefits that are aligned with house staff needs."


Vice President HSC Mahad Minhas
Vice President 

Mahad Minhas M.D., PGY-IV

Radiology - Diagnostic 



"Training doctors, are working hard to take care of patients. I will do my best to make sure training doctors are taken care of, now and in the future. I'll continue to focus on improving our salary, benefits, technology, workspaces, and improving access to: food, childcare, loan repayment, and parking."


Secretary Keerthi Thallapureddy

Keerthi Thallapureddy M.D., PGY-II

Internal Medicine


"I am excited to serve as the secretary of the HSC leadership council and look forward to actively communicating with residency programs and working alongside the rest of the officers in advocating for concerns that matter most to us during our residency journey."


Treasurer HSC Yimage Ahmed

Yimage Ahmed M.D., PGY-III

Emergency Medicine


"As treasurer, I would like to help manage a budget that prioritizes a larger allocation to residents and help fund activities for residents that are both impactful and memorable. Also I’d like to be transparent with residents about the budget/funds available and have interactive discussions when planning for residents."

House Staff Council Program Reps 23 -24