Alice Andrews, Ph.D., is the director of education for the Value Institute for Health and Care. She also holds an assistant professor position in the Department of Medical Education and is affiliate faculty at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Andrews uses her expertise in health care delivery to create innovative curricula that enable health care providers, health system leaders, employers and other stakeholders to transform health care delivery and improve health outcomes for patients. She is the program director for the Value Institute’s Master of Science in Health Care Transformation, which enrolled its inaugural class in August 2018.
Andrews’ research interests focus on effective leadership of integrated health care teams and how communication enables or presents barriers to effective team performance and learning. She also is interested in risk communication, including how health outcomes are communicated to patients and the use of shared decision-making for improving clinical practice.
Andrews holds a doctorate in organizational behavior from Cornell University and a Master of Science in the evaluative clinical sciences from Dartmouth College. She has taught courses on various topics including leadership, patient-centered health communication, survey research methods, organizational change and entrepreneurship. In 2019, she was a recipient of the Dell Medical School Academy of Distinguished Educators Excellence in Teaching award.
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