Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
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Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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About the Experience

Associates work for five to six hours a week on interdisciplinary teams alongside program leaders. This is an unpaid internship but associates may be able to get course credit depending on their academic program. In one of two tracks — program operations or an individual project — associates receive:

  • Hands-on experience working on health care technology commercialization
  • Exposure to cutting-edge projects and the latest trends and technologies in health care
  • Access to exclusive closed-door Dell Medical School events and networking opportunities with clinical leaders and industry
  • Learning opportunities through a speaker series featuring leaders from various departments in Dell Med
  • Potential leadership roles with spin-out companies


The program is open to graduate students and recent graduates eager to make an impact in health care innovation. A business background (such as an MBA, bachelor’s degree in business administration or M.S. in Technology Commercialization) is preferred but may be substituted with business course credits or entrepreneurial experience.

Undergraduate students with extensive experience in life sciences, communications, finance, valuation, pitch decks, business plans and market analysis may be considered as well.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. If seeking course credit, apply at least a month before classes begin.