University of the Incarnate Word Osteopathic Medical Center

Higher Ed | San Antonio

  • Project Scope 153,000 SF School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Completion Date August 2017
  • Owner University of the Incarnate Word
  • Architect McChesney Bianco

Located on 23 acres, this school sits on the site of the former U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks AFB. The area is now a registered historic district. This renovation project was built in several phases with major renovations to 7 separate buildings. This adjunct campus of the University of the Incarnate Word houses the Osteopathic School of Medicine and includes administration offices, classrooms, labs, and clinics and will be home to the school’s physical therapy and nursing programs in the future. 


  • Main Building: administrative offices, meeting rooms, kitchenettes, large atrium lobby
  • Library Building: Variety of meeting and study rooms, broadcast/ recording room with permanent green screen and soundproofing, administrative offices, reading areas, computer lab
  • Anatomy Lab and Research Building: anatomy lab with medical cadaver storage, treatment/exam rooms, breakout areas for extended learning, extensive A/V capabilities
  • Student Center Building: cafeteria, auditorium, classrooms/labs, administrative offices
  • New chiller plant