The national survey found that half (50%) of Americans experience pain during the holidays. Of those who responded, more than two thirds (71%) say pain makes it harder to enjoy the holidays, and over a third (37%) say they have struggled to hide pain during the holidays. In addition, 71% of Americans said they have sustained a winter injury. See the rest of the results in the press release.

Faculty from the Austin campus discuss the Pediatrics Mock Clinic and how it makes a difference in local families' lives.

Dr. Amy Walters and students from the DPT program in Austin were featured in this segment filmed on campus in celebration of National Physical Therapy Month. 

Introducing Double Robot and Telehealth at USAHS.

Students: the new USAHS Blackboard environment is now available!

Please follow these steps to access the Blackboard learning management system:
1. Direct your browser to
2. Click on the Blackboard link (Please note that you do not need to be signed into the MyUSA portal to access Blackboard)
3. Sign in with your email address and password

You can reference this PDF document with screenshots and instructions for each step of the process.

We also have this instructional video of the access process:

Questions? Please contact the USAHS Service Desk at 888-80-USAHS (87247) or by email at 

One of USAHS' core values is innovation in education. We continually use technology and cutting-edge simulation to prepare students for their future clinical roles. Join us as we celebrate Healthcare Simulation Week, Sept. 16-20, 2019. Each year Healthcare Simulation Week is a global celebration of our dynamic community.


Dr. Mary Zadnik from the Austin campus was the in-studio guest for this episode of FYI Austin, discussing the university and programs offered, and the important role that USAHS has in the community. 

Connect with the USAHS community on our social media platforms!





We love to share stories about students, faculty and staff on social media. Got a news tip? Want to brag about something your class has accomplished? We'd love to hear from you! To share photos, news tips or suggestions for stories email Joe Cockrell at