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Should I “Redshirt” My Child for Kindergarten? »

“Should I hold my child back from kindergarten?” is a frequent question parents ask in clinic, and the answer is usually, “It depends.”

By Jeffrey Shahidullah, Ph.D.
Health Communication Campaign to Promote Hospital Hand Hygiene: Take Time. Save Lives. »

The University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Communication has made materials for a hand-hygiene campaign available for use for free by anyone who would like to use them.

By Michael Mackert, Ph.D.
Constructive Disruption in the Health Care Sector: How to Succeed »

The June installment of the Texas Health CoLab Learning Series featured David Muntz, principal at StarBridge Advisors, LLC, discussing creative disruption in the health care sector.

Transform Health Care Spotlight: Melissa Benavides, M.D. »

Melissa Benavides, M.D., explains what she’s looking forward to as part of the incoming Master of Science in Health Care Transformation Class of 2020.

Transform Health Care Spotlight: Javier Ley »

Javier Ley explains what he’s looking forward to as part of the incoming Master of Science in Health Care Transformation Class of 2020.

A Network of Changemakers »

The 2019 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars selected Michael Hole, an assistant professor at Dell Medical School and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, to represent the cohort by giving the program’s commencement address.

In Vitro Diagnostics: Development & Regulatory Pathways »

The May Texas Health CoLab Learning Series event featured Ronald Dunn, vice president of global regulatory and clinical affairs at Luminex, discussing the development process and regulatory requirements of in vitro diagnostic devices.

Postcards From Kenya: A Rotation in Global Health »

Michelle George captured images of life and work during her four weeks at AMPATH sites in Eldoret, Kenya, as part of the global health elective rotation managed by the Division of Global Health.

Health Care Data Sharing Has To — & Will — Change »

The U.S. health care industry maintains paper records and other outdated practices because that’s the way it’s always been done. But those practices are about to change for the better.

By Aaron Miri, CHCIO
Dell Med Students Help Protect Kids’ Heads »

The Dell Med Student Chapter of the Texas Medical Association works with the Hard Hats for Little Heads program in Travis County to distribute bicycle helmets to kids.

Using Science to Market & Legitimize Questionable Technology »

Members of the Dell Medical School Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Journal Club wrote a response to a recent article in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

Transform Health Care Spotlight: Erin Van Landingham »

Erin Van Landingham explains what she’s looking forward to as part of the incoming Master of Science in Health Care Transformation Class of 2020.

Transform Health Care Spotlight: Barbara Markel »

Barbara Markel explains what she’s looking forward to as part of the incoming Master of Science in Health Care Transformation Class of 2020.

UT Health Austin Cognitive Disorders Center Receives 2019 Innovators in Aging Award »

UT Health Austin’s Cognitive Disorders Center in the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences is one of five recipients of the 2019 Innovators in Aging Award.

By Lauryn Feil
Building a Unique Oncology Program: Q&A With Laura Chow »

Laura Chow joined LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at Dell Medical School in April. She hit the ground running and won’t be slowing down anytime soon.

Recognizing Scholarly Activity That Improves Health »

The 2019 Scholarly Activity Recognition Day featured more than 120 poster submissions from learners in all specialties, as well as from several medical students completing Dell Med’s unique Growth Year.

Transform Health Care Spotlight: Douglas Tyler, M.D. »

Douglas Tyler, M.D., explains what he’s looking forward to as part of the incoming Master of Science in Health Care Transformation Class of 2020.

An Interprofessional Approach to Creating Medical Devices »

Learners from UT Austin and Dell Medical School collaborated this spring to design biomedical devices with the potential to improve health and care.

36 Hours as a Surgical Resident »

Only about one-third of surgeons are women. But three sit at the top of Dell Med’s residency program, following a trend toward greater representation in the field. REthink follows a day — and then some — with one of them.

Health Policy & Reform: 5 Things Every Med Student Should Know »

See five key learnings from ex-FDA head Mark McClellan and HHS veteran Karen DeSalvo — both now members of the faculty at Dell Medical School — on health policy and reform.