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Culinary Medicine, With a Focus on Pediatrics »

Eat Well: Culinary Medicine aims to teach basic cooking skills and foundational nutrition knowledge that the residents and fellows can discuss with patients to promote healthy lifestyles.

By Keli Hawthorne, M.S., R.D.
Dell Med Students Participate in First-Ever MotoGP Internship at the Circuit of The Americas »

Students at Dell Medical School participated in the first MotoGP internship, serving as ground medics at the Circuit of The Americas.

Introducing the Senior Scientist Seminar Series »

The Health Transformation Research Institute presents the Senior Scientist Seminar Series, a new event series that highlights the career paths and scientific contributions of Dell Med faculty.

By Leta Moser
Our Vision, Three Years in: Q&A With Jane Edmond »

Jane Edmond, M.D., the inaugural director of the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, shares her vision for the department and eye Institute.

Supporting the Educational Needs of Youths With Developmental Disabilities »

Jeffrey Shahidullah and Caroline Turner discuss how a behavioral clinic is facilitating support for youths with developmental disabilities.

Fall Updates From Dell Med’s Surgery Residencies »

Two surgery residencies at Dell Med share fall updates from their programs.

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

The Division of Acute Care Surgery at Dell Medical School presented work from faculty, residents and students at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

By Carlos V.R. Brown, M.D., FACS
HLA House Project: Examining the Impact of Face Masks on Social & Emotional Development in Infants »

The Health Leadership Apprentice Program Orange House worked with a community partner to examine the impact of face masks on social and emotional development in infants.

Introducing the Center for Health & Environment: Education & Research »

The center will bring together collaborators from across the university and beyond to catalyze research examining the health consequences of environmental exposures and more.

By Elizabeth Matsui, M.D., MHS
The Academy Experience »

A Value-Based Health Care Orthopaedic fellow recounts her time at the 2021 Annual Meeting for the Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

HLA House Project: Addressing Mental Health Care Disparities Faced by LGBTQ+ Youths »

The Health Leadership Apprentice Program Red House worked with a community partner to learn more about the gaps in mental health care faced by LGBTQ+ youths.

Advancing Care Transformation: Our Approach to Graduate Medical Education »

Dell Med’s common curriculum, Advancing Care Transformation, develops systems-ready physicians, enhancing population health through discovery, leadership and innovation.

By Nicholas M. Barbaro, M.D.
Supporting the Mental Health of Children & Adolescents »

Jeffrey D. Shahidullah, pediatric psychologist at UT Health Austin and assistant professor of psychiatry at Dell Medical School, reflects on the mental health support needed for children and adolescents.

By Jeffrey Shahidullah, Ph.D.
HLA House Project: Patient Education Efforts During the COVID-19 Pandemic »

The Health Leadership Apprentice Program Blue House worked with a local clinic to increase patient education efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HLA House Project: Developing a Medical-Legal Collaboration for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence »

The Health Leadership Apprentice Program Green House worked with community partners to develop an informative session for medical practitioners on the legal solutions available to victims of intimate partner violence.

Latino Medical Student Association at Dell Med Drives Initiative to Combat Food Insecurities for Latino Austin Community »

The Latino Medical Student Association at Dell Medical School aims to empower and maximize the potential of Latino communities and other marginalized groups. Part of their mission is recognizing and striving to address the disparities in health care access, representation and education.

Living & Learning the Value Agenda at Dell Med »

A graduating intern from the Value-Based Health Care Summer Research Internship at Dell Medical School recounts her experience with the program.

HLA House Project: Healthy Housing & Urban Pest Management »

The Health Leadership Apprentice Program Yellow House worked with community partners to improve tenants’ living situations by providing empowering and educational rights

Macones, Harris Appointed to Interim Leadership Roles  »

George Macones, M.D., will be interim dean of Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin starting Sept. 1, 2021. C. Martin Harris, M.D, will serve as interim vice president for medical affairs.

HLA House Project: Checking in on Central Texans During the Pandemic »

The Health Leadership Apprentice Program Purple House partnered with the Department of Population Health at Dell Medical School to create the Central Texas Check-In, an effort aimed at connecting Central Texans with needed resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.