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Center for Youth Mental Health Advances Care Through Connections »

For this Mental Health Awareness Month, learn about some of the partnerships the Center for Youth Mental Health team has created and strengthened this quarter.

Dell Med Community Collaborators Reorganize to Improve Food Access During COVID-19  »

Rather than letting COVID-19 interrupt what was promising to be a step toward improved food access and nutrition, the Bastrop County Food Access and Nutrition Project is modifying its plan.

Tri-N Connects With Neighbors Through Bagged Lunches Amid COVID-19 Social Distancing »

Student group Nourishment and Narratives With Neighbors altered its monthly dinner with residents at Community First! Village to deliver meals while practicing social distancing.

Adapting Medical Education in the Time of COVID-19 »

Medical schools across the country are adapting to COVID-19’s impact. Dell Med is no different.

Texas Health Catalyst Completes Inaugural Student Research4Impact Competition »

The first Texas Health Catalyst Student Research4Impact Competition went smoothly despite shifting the finals from in-person presentations to virtual due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

By Madison Weigand
Protecting Your Intellectual Property Against Attacks »

For the February installment of the Texas Health CoLab Learning Series, an FBI subject matter expert presented on the dangers foreign adversaries pose to American technologies and how to protect against them.

Working With Partners to Improve Lung Cancer Outcomes in Travis County »

Ruth Sanchez, a third-year medical student, explains what Dell Med and our partners are doing to address lung cancer in our community.

What Does a Hospital Medicine Fellow in Quality & Patient Safety Do? »

To help trainees develop the skill sets specific to academic hospitalist physicians and ensure they will thrive and lead across domains, Dell Med developed the Hospital Medicine Fellowship in Quality and Patient Safety.

By Christopher Moriates, M.D.
Dissecting Market Traction & Growth for Health Care Startups »

For the January installment of the Texas Health CoLab Learning Series, Venture Atlas Lab founder Elizabeth Jennings kicked off the year by discussing market traction in health care.

Forbes Healthcare Summit 2019: It’s Time to Invest in Mental Health »

Harrison Miner recaps the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit’s discussion of improving mental health care access and stigma.

The HLA Effect: Waiting-Room ‘PEP Talks’ Educate Patients on Health Topics »

Health Leadership Apprentice Program coordinator Madalyn Rosenthal developed a patient-education program to teach people about health topics while they wait for their clinic appointments to begin.

Black Women & Heart Disease: What to Expect When You’re Trying to Prevent Heart Disease »

February is both Heart Month and Black History Month — perfect timing to talk about heart health specifically among African American women.

By Fredricka Barr, M.D.
Center for Health Communication: What’s Next in 2020 »

Michael Mackert previews what the Center for Health Communication is planning to accomplish in 2020.

By Michael Mackert, Ph.D.
SURF Helped Transform My Childhood Curiosity Into a Career Path »

Manuj Shah, a former participant in the Livestrong Cancer Institutes’ Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, reflects on how the program influenced his career goals.

The Health Benefits of Yoga »

Dell Med’s David Ring and Whole Health Austin’s Darshan Shah write about the health benefits of yoga and the related Yoga and Science conference in Austin.

Austin Blockchain Symposium to Address if Blockchain Tech Can Help Solve Health Care’s Data Problems »

The Blockchain and Digital Transformation in Health 2020 symposium will offer a unique academic and industry forum on whether blockchain technology can solve data problems in health care and more.

By Anjum Khurshid, M.D., Ph.D.
Dell Med Faculty Researcher Receives PCORI Engagement Award Program Funding »

Dell Med faculty researcher Virginia A. Brown writes about receiving funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award program.

By Virginia A. Brown, Ph.D.
Dell Med at SXSW 2020: Solutions to Complex Health Care Problems »

Dell Medical School experts at SXSW 2020 will be discussing the new research, care models and technologies that are revolutionizing health care in Austin and beyond.

Meeting Patients Where They Need Care Most »

Kavitha Kumbum, M.D., brings GI care directly to Austin State Supported Living Center residents, who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities and often have complex medical histories.

Building a Culture of Confidentiality »

For the November installment of the Texas Health CoLab Learning Series, Trevor Lind spoke about the importance of businesses creating a culture of confidentiality.