Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
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Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
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Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
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Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
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Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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Mission & Vision

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I’m not interested in creating just another medical school, but in creating a medical school that really represents what we want health — and health education — to be in the next century.

S. Claiborne “Clay“ Johnston, M.D., Ph.D., Dean

Our Mission

Revolutionize how people get and stay healthy by:

  • Improving health in our community as a model for the nation;
  • Evolving new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value;
  • Accelerating innovation and research to improve health;
  • Educating leaders who transform health care; and
  • Redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society.

Our Vision

A vital, inclusive health ecosystem:

  • Vital: Vigorous, animated, full of life and energy, dynamic
  • Inclusive: Open to everyone
  • Ecosystem: The complex of a community and its environment functioning as a system