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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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We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
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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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We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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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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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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As of June 2020 ...


Faculty Demographics


On average, women are better represented in Dell Med’s faculty than they are at other U.S. medical schools. Here, 105 faculty members are women and 126 are men — 46% and 54%, respectively. In 2019, women comprised 42% and men comprised 58% of medical school faculty in the United States.

Though the percentage of female faculty members has increased since 2018, Dell Med recognizes that a disparity remains, and we are committed to continuing to work to close the gender gap in medicine.

Race & Ethnicity

At Dell Med, 65% of faculty members are White. The percentages of faculty members who are Asian, Black or Hispanic/Latinx have increased since 2018:

  • 19% of faculty members are Asian, compared to 11% in 2018;
  • 5% of faculty members are Black, compared to 3% in 2018; and
  • 9% of faculty members are Hispanic/Latinx, compared to 7% in 2018.

Additionally, the percentages of Black and Hispanic/Latinx faculty members at Dell Med are higher than the percentages of those groups at medical schools across the U.S. (2019).

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Did You Know?

Diverse teams are better suited to solve problems, be more creative and innovate. Diversity is central to institutional effectiveness, viability and excellence.

Heath equity, diversity and inclusion are foundational to Dell Med’s mission to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy. Our team is committed to developing and implementing programs that create a vibrant, inclusive environment to support diverse staff, students, trainees and faculty members.

Staff Demographics


Of Dell Med’s 740 staff members, 76% are women. This is up from 2018, when women comprised 72.5% of Dell Med staff. In 2018, women comprised 50% of the Austin population.

Race & Ethnicity

While close to parity, the percentages of staff who are Asian, Black or Hispanic/Latinx are still smaller than the percentages of those groups in Austin.