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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Patient Care People Give
Dell Medical School Professor Joins Prestigious National Academy of Medicine »

Public health and information technology expert Karen B. DeSalvo has been inducted as a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

Flu Vaccine is Our Best Bet to Avoid Last Season’s Influenza Epidemic »

Getting the flu vaccine is the most critical step you can take to prevent your family and yourself from being sidelined by the influenza virus this year.

Improved Access and Continuity of Care for Veterans a Partnership Priority »

Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, Dell Med and Seton are working to provide better access and more streamlined care for local veterans.

Dell Medical School Launches Data Hub to Accelerate Biomedical Research, Advance Health »

Dell Medical School is accelerating innovation and research by creating a Biomedical Data Science Hub to help solve complex research and clinical problems.

Work, Money Worries Leave Many Musicians Singing the Blues »

New research adds to a rather limited body of study dedicated to musicians’ mental health, an area that needs more focus from behavioral health professionals.

Texas Agency Helps to Attract Pediatric Cancer Researcher to Dell Medical School »

The University of Texas at Austin has hired cancer researcher John Powers, Ph.D., as an assistant professor of pediatrics at Dell Medical School.

Stroke Prevention Drug Combo Shows Promise, Study Says »

Taking a combination of the clot preventer clopidogrel and aspirin may lower the risk of having a major stroke within 90 days of a minor stroke.

New Protocols for Prescribing Pain Meds to New Moms Cut Opioid Use »

Dell Med and Seton Healthcare Family employ new protocols to curb opioid use by new mothers for postpartum pain by more than 40 percent.

Dell Med Launches Population & Mental Health Projects »

Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin is launching two new projects around population and mental health.

Preeminent Pediatric Heart Surgeon Charles Fraser to Join Dell Medical School & Dell Children’s »

One of the world’s leading pediatric heart surgeons, Charles Fraser Jr., M.D., is joining the faculty of the Dell Medical School.

Identifying Cancer in Just 10 Seconds »

UT Austin researchers developed a cancer-detecting “pen” that allows surgeons to identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds — 150 times faster than existing technology.

iPad App May Help Make Colon Cancer Screenings More Accessible »

An iPad app teaching patients about colon cancer screening options may help boost screening rates.

Prominent Pediatric Neurologist to Join Dell Med, Dell Children’s »

Acclaimed pediatric neurologist E. Steve Roach, M.D., is coming to Central Texas to advance research and learning around pediatric and adult brain and spine care.

Opinion: Today’s Doctors Are an Endangered Species »

Artificial intelligence is a threat to the medical profession as we know it. What can be done to save us?

Research Projects Emerge from UT Austin-Mexico Summit »

Researchers from leading health institutions in Mexico and The University of Texas at Austin gathered this week in Austin to develop research projects to improve health.

Bringing Fresh Perspectives to Health Care Redesign »

Dell Med’s Distinction Track in Care Transformation builds in resources for residents to improve care by pursuing solutions to the problems they see on the front lines.

Brain Tumor Expert Named Neurosurgery Chair »

Dr. John S. Kuo, will be the inaugural chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, and the surgical director of the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences.

$15.5 Million Awarded for Austin State Hospital Redesign »

 Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin will lead a $15.5 million redesign of the Austin State Hospital.

Health IT Leader Fortifies Tech & Policy Innovation »

Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo, a nationally known physician leader working at the intersection of public health, medicine and health information technology, is joining the faculty at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin in January.

Merck to Locate IT Hub at Dell Med, Helping Fuel Health Innovation »

Merck & Co. Inc., will house its newest information technology hub in Dell Medical School’s Health Discovery Building.