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.
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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.
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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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Make an Appointment People Give

James Marroquin, M.D., FACP


University of Texas Medical Branch

Certificate, Clinical Ethics, Bioethics and Health Policy
Loyola University Chicago Neiswanger Institute of Ethics


Residency, Internal Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center

Fellowship, Palliative Medicine
Harvard Medical School


James Marroquin serves as a mentor in the Developing Outstanding Clinical Skills (DOCS) course at Dell Medical School. He also precepts medical students in the primary care longitudinal rotation. As an internist in private practice, he was awarded the 2015 Ruth M. Bain Young Physician Award by the Travis County Medical Society. He has been selected as one of Austin Monthly’s Top Doctors and by Texas Monthly as a Super Doctor. He is a fellow in the American College of Physicians. For several years, he has served as clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M Medical School, precepting medical students in their internal medicine rotation.

Marroquin is board-certified in internal medicine and palliative medicine. He has practiced with Hospice Austin and lectured on palliative care for Texas A&M Medical School and in community settings. He has a certification in medical ethics and served as co-chair of the task force designing the medical ethics and humanities themes in the Dell Medical School curriculum. His special interests are medical journalism, medical ethics and humanities and the intersection of spirituality and health.

Professional Affiliations
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • Member of Travis County Medical Society
Awards & Honors
  • Top Austin Doctor
    Austin Monthly
  • Super Doctor
    Texas Monthly
  • Ruth M. Bain Young Physician Award, 2015
    Travis County Medical Society