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Caring, Character & Calling: Learning How to Carry the Burden »

The Caring, Character & Calling series explores the stories of profound influencers in medical education, as told by Dell Med students.

Global to Local Convenes Leaders and Students On Health Disparities »

The Global Health Interest Group at Dell Med recaps its second Global to Local conference.

Caring, Character & Calling: Finding an Ally & Mentor in Orthopaedics »

The Caring, Character & Calling series explores the stories of profound influencers in medical education, as told by Dell Med students.

Caring, Character & Calling: The Pharaoh of Advocacy »

The Caring, Character & Calling series explores the stories of profound influencers in medical education, as told by Dell Med students.

Launching the Cientifico Latino Mentorship Program at UT Austin »

The Cientifico Latino Mentorship Program provides mentorship and increases access to career opportunities for UT Austin students from underrepresented groups in STEM.

By Alejandra De Angulo, Ph.D.
Caring, Character & Calling: The Importance of the Patient History »

The Caring, Character & Calling series explores the stories of profound influencers in medical education, as told by Dell Med students.

Caring, Character & Calling: Finding Meaning in the Details »

The Caring, Character & Calling series explores the stories of profound influencers in medical education, as told by Dell Med students.

Caring, Character & Calling: Learning From Medical Student Colleagues »

The Caring, Character & Calling series explores the stories of profound influencers in medical education, as told by Dell Med students.

Caring, Character & Calling: Resident Teachers During COVID-19 »

The Caring, Character & Calling series explores the stories of profound influencers in medical education, as told by Dell Med students.

Caring, Character & Calling: Lessons From the Operating Room »

The Caring, Character & Calling series explores the stories of profound influencers in medical education, as told by Dell Med students.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows Take Their Cancer Research Experience to Medical School »

Learn how the Livestrong Cancer Institute’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship helped future medical students Elizabeth Rodriguez and Prajwal Gowda understand translational cancer research.

By Melissa Huddleston
Fostering Innovation and Opportunity for Medical Entrepreneurs  »

Texas Health Catalyst program manager, Jay Brown, shares some of his observations about the consulting phase of the program and how Texas Health catalyst provides value for early-stage innovators.

By Jay Brown
Meet the Community Health Workers Supporting Health Beyond the Clinic »

Community health workers Diana Manzo, Brenda Garza and Richard Johnson are bridging the gap between health entities and the community to increase access to health care and decrease health disparities.

By Jenna Parro
A New Resource for Coaching Efficient & Empathetic Communication Strategies  »

The Clinician Communication Effectiveness Program equips health care providers with practical communication strategies and tools they can implement into their daily work.

Artificial Intelligence Used in a New Patient Decision Aid for Total Knee Replacement »

Artificial intelligence is used in a new decision aid tool for patients considering total knee replacement, leading to improved outcomes.

Q&A With Kiran Shokar, Chair of Population Health »

Kiran Shokar, M.D., M.P.H., will begin serving as associate dean for Community Affairs, chair of the Department of Population Health, and professor of Population Health at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin in May 2021.

In Memory of K. Lindley Dodson, 1977-2021 »

K. Lindley Dodson, M.D., was a beloved pediatrician, an educator, a friend to many and a wife and mother of three.

Honoring Dr. Lindley Dodson’s Commitment to Caring »

This statement from Dean Clay Johnston talks about the life of K. Lindley Dodson, M.D., and how we can honor her legacy.

By S. Claiborne “Clay” Johnston, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatric Spotlight: Pooja Varshney, M.D. »

Pooja Varshney is an associate professor of pediatrics and practices at Dell Children’s Medical Center, specializing in pediatric allergy, asthma and immunology, with food allergy as her primary clinical and research focus.

By Keli Hawthorne, M.S., R.D.
Understanding the Importance of High-Volume Surgeons for Treating Rare Urologic Cancers »

Aaron Laviana, M.D., MBA, and his team of research colleagues studied the relationship between treatment at a high-volume hospital and outcomes from a surgery for a rare cancer.