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Mission Critical: 8 UT Research Teams at the Future of Health »

Meet eight pairs of collaborators from across The University of Texas at Austin who are leading interdisciplinary teams to better health outcomes for Central Texas and beyond.

Using Culinary Medicine to Learn About Food Insecurity »

In the latest session of Culinary Medicine, participants learned about food insecurity as it relates to nutrition and available resources.

By Keli Hawthorne, M.S., RD
Supporting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Within Surgery & Perioperative Care: Q&A With Tatiana Cardenas »

Learn about Tatiana Cardenas and her role as chair of the diversity, equity and inclusion committee within the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.

Dell Med’s Division of Acute Care Surgery Presents at Annual Meeting of Surgeons »

Students, trainees and faculty from the Division of Acute Care Surgery presented their scientific work at the 2022 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.

By Carlos V.R. Brown, M.D., FACS
Building Relational Capital Through Investment in Community Leadership  »

The Community-Driven Initiatives program at Dell Medical School shares the journey that Frederika Easley and Flow to Heal took through the Call for Ideas process.

By Marianna Espinoza, MPH
Research Brief: Cystic Fibrosis Studies Yielding Progress in Central Texas »

Dell Med’s Department of Pediatrics shares its progress on cystic fibrosis research, including results that indicate improved quality of life for those living with the disorder.

By Keli Hawthorne, M.S., RD
Dell Med Surgery Residents Begin Fall With Awards, Presentations & More »

Dell Medical School’s General Surgery Residency highlights the latest accomplishments of its trainees in a fall blog post.

How Value-Based Health Care Advances Health Equity & Successfully Implements Innovative Health Policy »

Nicholas Sauder shares his experience in Dell Med’s value-based health care program and how value-based health care can meaningfully advance health equity and innovative health policy.

Showing Care for Others, One ‘Sunshine Call’ at a Time »

An empathy and health promotion caller at Dell Medical School shares her experience participating in Sunshine Calls and how reaching out to others can create positive feelings of care and value.

By Sandra Valenzuela
Beyond Focus Groups: Engaging the Community in Research »

A member of Dell Med’s Department of Population Health highlights the benefits of community-engaged research and summarizes an ongoing community research project.

By Christine Thomas
Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care Faculty Member to Lead American Board of Urology »

Beginning February 2023, the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care’s J. Stuart Wolf will lead the American Board of Urology as its president.

Introducing the Susan M. Cox, M.D. Academy of Distinguished Educators »

In a blog authored by Beth Nelson, Dell Medical School celebrates Sue Cox’s continuing leadership, generosity and accomplishments with the naming of the Susan M. Cox, M.D. Academy of Distinguished Educators.

By Beth Nelson, M.D.
Dell Med’s Division of Global Health & BUAP Teams Build New Bridges in Puebla, Mexico »

Dell Medical School’s Division of Global Health recaps the latest Puentes summit that convened international partners and focused on advancing health equity and health partnerships with Mexico.

By Sarayu Adeni, MPA-DP
Planting a Seed of Leadership for Women in Oncology »

Three students who participated in this year’s Summer Healthcare Experience in Oncology share their takeaways from the program.

By Kristen E. Wynn
From Innovation to Excellence: Buprenorphine Team Nationally Recognized for Excellence in Teamwork »

Alanna Boulton shares the Buprenorphine Team’s growth and progress in supporting care for substance use disorders, including a newly won award for excellence in teamwork.

By Alanna Boulton, HSHS, PMP
Taking Action to Save Lives: Reducing the Stigma of Addiction & People Who Use Drugs »

Alanna Boulton recaps Shatterproof’s 2022 Stigma of Addiction summit that focused meaningful drug addition stigma reduction.

By Alanna Boulton, HSHS, PMP
A Valuable Year Exploring Value-Based Health Care »

Read a blog post by Zoe Trutner, a 2021-2022 trainee in the Orthopaedic Value-Based Health Care Fellowship at Dell Medical School.

Cooking With the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area »

In the latest session of Eat Well: Culinary Medicine, pediatric trainees at Dell Med joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area for a hands-on cooking lesson.

By Keli Hawthorne, M.S., RD
Texas Health Catalyst & Winstead PC Discuss Startups, Intellectual Property & More »

In a webinar from Texas Health Catalyst and Winstead PC, University of Texas researchers and clinicians, as well as Austin-area entrepreneurs, learned about commercialization, intellectual property and more.

By Jay Brown
Pediatric Trainees Come Together for Another Session of Culinary Medicine »

Pediatric residents and fellows at Dell Med participated in another session of Eat Well: Culinary Medicine, learning more about how food impacts health.

By Keli Hawthorne, M.S., RD