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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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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3 Ways Dell Med Creates Impact

  • Dell Med’s clinical practice: UT Health Austin
  • Working with partners to improve care
  • Collaboratively creating a better health system

UT Health Austin: 2018

Clinics providing comprehensive, team-based, person-centered care
Unique patients served
Visits paid for by public programs (Includes MAP, Medicare and Medicaid)
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Bringing Services to Those Experiencing Homelessness

A mobile care team launched by Dell Med, CommUnityCare and Integral Care meets people experiencing homelessness where they are to provide primary care and more.

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Building Better Care for Veterans

Dell Med, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System and Seton are partnering to provide better continuity of care for local veterans in the outpatient and inpatient settings.

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Training Doctors to Think Beyond the Clinic

As part of the school’s leading EDGE curriculum, students are embedded with nonprofits to learn about the drivers of health outside the clinic or hospital.

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Identifying New Technologies to Improve Care

Texas Health Catalyst accelerates the translation of research into products that improve health, such as a tattoo-like sensor to detect warning signs of heart disease.

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Leading the Redesign of the Austin State Hospital

Dell Med is convening diverse stakeholders to redesign the Austin State Hospital, taking a “people first” approach while reimagining the continuum of care for brain health.

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Integrating Data to Improve Care for Kids

The school’s data experts are helping People’s Community Clinic create an integrated health information tool to improve care for children with asthma.

Training Resident Physicians

More residents provide care in Travis County (vs. 2012) through programs co-sponsored by Dell Med and Seton.
Estimated hours will be worked by Dell Med residents in the 2018-19 academic year.
Sites where residents are providing care, including Dell Children's, CommUnityCare and Austin Veterans Affairs clinic.

Information accurate as of January 2019. Download the July 2018 snapshot in English or Spanish.