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Texas Health Catalyst Works to Expand Health Ecosystem Across UT Austin & Beyond »

Texas Health Catalyst’s 2019 Demo Day will showcase the program’s unique ability to unite life sciences professionals across industries and sectors.

By Madison Weigand
Scared at Work? How to Cope With Common Workplace Fears »

Here’s what you can do to protect your positive outlook when workplace anxiety turns to fear.

By Carrie Barron, M.D.
The HLA Effect: Nourishment & Narratives With Neighbors »

Health Leadership Apprentice Program student Kristen Helmsdoerfer created Tri-N, an organization designed to reduce stigma in health care and connect with Community First! Village members over dinner.

Dell Med Kicks Off Cancer Clinical Trials »

LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes have activated a new Phase I clinical trial with a goal to offer more comprehensive treatment opportunities for Austin-area people with cancer.

One Year In: Buprenorphine Team Addresses Opioid Use Disorder »

One year after the creation of a multidisciplinary B-Team at Dell Seton Medical Center, hospital staff and Dell Medical School faculty members gathered with the community to share the team’s impact to date.

By Richard Bottner, PA-C
Venture Capital for Health IT »

For the August installment of the Texas Health CoLab Learning Series, Emma Cartmell discussed investment trends in health IT and the needs of the general health care market.

The HLA Effect: Repurposed Flowers Add Color & Comfort to Hospice Rooms »

Health Leadership Apprentice Program participant John Saxton created an organization that repurposes flowers from florists and events to make palliative care and hospice rooms more comfortable for patients.

Qualities of Women Leaders »

Carrie Barron, M.D., details qualities of women leaders in medicine.

By Carrie Barron, M.D.
The Mechanics of Term Sheets »

For the September installment of the Texas Health CoLab Learning Series, Yash Sabharwal, serial entrepreneur and CEO of both NanoMedical Systems and CherryCircle Software, shared insights on term sheets.

Mental Health & Health Communication: New Projects for a New Academic Year »

The Center for Health Communication is about to pursue several new projects focused on mental health and health communication, led by new postdoctoral fellow Heather Voorhees.

By Michael Mackert, Ph.D.
Dissecting Patient Handoffs: A “Painstorming” Exercise Before Brainstorming Solutions »

Texas Health Catalyst hosted a “painstorming” workshop to dissect a problem in medicine that needs an innovative solution.

The HLA Effect: Improving Mental Health Care With Journaling & Computer Science »

Former Health Leadership Apprentice Program member Shiva Velingker created UpLift, an app that uses algorithms to track emotional and behavioral patterns in a person’s journal entries.

5 Tips for Aspiring Female Physicians »

Priya Kothapalli, a cardiovascular disease fellow at Dell Med, shares tips she received for facing challenges during medical training.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Understanding & Reflecting on Identities of Latinidad »

For Hispanic Heritage Month, Rebecca Correa discusses the differences between the terms “Hispanic,” “Latinx,” “race” and “ethnicity” and how the definitions have personally affected her.

By Rebecca Correa
The HLA Effect: Combining Theater & Sex Education »

Health Leadership Apprentice Program participant Ananya Roy created a performance-based way to teach consent and sex education.

Undergrads From Across the U.S. Take On Cancer Research at Dell Med »

This summer, undergraduate students from across the U.S. worked in various research labs at Dell Medical School as part of the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes’ Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Here’s what they learned.

By Nick Smith-Stanley, MBA
Dell Med Students Learn to Administer Flu Shots to Help Improve Health in Travis County »

To help Travis County residents have better access to the flu vaccine, students from Dell Medical School set up a class to learn how to provide the yearly advised vaccination to children and adults.

Building Support for Underrepresented People in Oncology »

To address the educational needs of students in Central Texas and create a pipeline to oncology careers for young women in particular, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes recently launched the Summer Healthcare Experience (SHE) in Oncology as part of its portfolio of local cancer education programs.

By Nick Smith-Stanley, MBA
The HLA Effect: Alcohol, Multiple Sclerosis & Discovering a Research Passion »

Cole Maguire’s involvement in HLA led him to work alongside a Dell Medical School multiple sclerosis researcher to study how alcohol consumption affects the progression of the disease.

GHealth Austin Spring 2019 Recap »

During its spring semester, GHealth Austin volunteer educators spent over 350 hours teaching GED classes at LifeWorks.