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New Quantum Sensing Center Aims to Transform Disease Diagnostics & Prevention »

Dell Med researchers are part of a new effort to use quantum sensing technologies to develop more efficient and reliable ways to diagnose and prevent serious medical conditions.

Mackenzie Thompson: Finding Solutions for Emergency ‘Frequent Fliers’ »

Emergency medicine resident Mackenzie Thompson, M.D., MPH, is providing health care solutions for “frequent fliers” in the emergency department.

Charles D. Fraser Awarded 2024 Presidential Citation »

Charles D. Fraser Jr., M.D., is one of four members of The University of Texas at Austin community to receive this year’s Presidential Citation from President Jay Hartzell.

Two New Studies by UT Experts Unveil Key Insights Into Long COVID »

Two new studies out of UT Health Austin’s Post-COVID-19 Program reveal significant insights into Long COVID, including who is affected, the cluster of symptoms they experience and how their lives are impacted.

Greg Muller: Confronting Fear at Home & in Conflict Zones  »

Greg Muller, Ph.D., is an expert in helping people face their fears, and lends that expertise both locally and in international conflict zones.

Priya Jacob: Breaking Down Systemic Barriers to Care »

Priya Jacob, a pediatric resident, is improving the quality of patient care while reducing the cost burden on families and health care systems by standardizing care for children with constipation.

Daniel Freedman: Advancing Care for a Widely Misunderstood Condition »

Daniel Freedman, D.O., is working to improve health communication and decrease stigma for families of children who experience psychogenic nonepileptic events.

Five Courageous Leaders Tackle Vexing Health Challenges  »

A new professional development program at Dell Medical School is increasing the capacity of five local leaders to drive systemic change that gives everyone a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.

From Residents to Fellows: Staying at Dell Med to Improve Care for the Austin Community »

Hear from three Dell Med residency graduates about why Austin is the best place to continue their fellowship training and the impact this continuity is having on their career trajectory.

Brooke Wagen: Making Space for Connection in Practice  »

Brooke Wagen, a hospice and palliative medicine fellow, describes her Distinction in Care Transformation project, the Lazarus Phenomenon, which provides her peer residents and fellows space to gather and share their stories.

Austin ECHO, Dell Med Leading Collaboration Amongst Experts, Stakeholders to Design Care for Formerly Unhoused Travis County Residents »

To improve access to primary and behavioral health care for people ending their homelessness, Austin’s Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) and Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin are beginning work to advance the new Permanent Supportive Housing Healthcare Collaborative.

Make Way for Serendipity: Catalyzing New Health Research Partnerships »

Dell Medical School’s Health Transformation Research Institute, in partnership with Texas Biologics, is creating opportunities for basic scientists and clinical investigators to exchange ideas and partner with one another to improve health care for all.

Christian Shannon: Supporting Specialty Care for All »

Christian Shannon, MPAff, M.S., is working to improve access to specialty care through his work as a future ear, nose and throat physician.

At-Home Labor Induction Could Make Childbirth Safer, More Equitable »

The first large-scale, multi-center clinical trial is under way Dell Med to understand the safety and effectiveness of beginning labor induction at home instead of going to the hospital first — enabling a more person-centered approach to childbirth.

Cancer Drug Restores Immune System’s Ability to Fight Tumors »

A team led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has found a new bio-inspired drug restores the effectiveness of immune cells in fighting cancer.

Meet Our Newest Residents & Fellows »

Dell Med and Ascension Seton welcomed 129 residents and 45 fellows this summer as they started the next phase of their medical training – graduate medical education. Meet six of the newest trainees.

Benjamin Umlauf: Putting Lifesaving Medicine in the Right Package »

For many, the prospect of a coming delivery is exciting. But for Benjamin Umlauf Ph.D., it’s not what’s in the package that holds his interest; it’s the how — the delivery method itself. And patients with brain conditions may soon benefit from his perspective.

Lessons Learned From a Global Classroom: Improving Tuberculosis & Mental Health Care »

Tuberculosis is a top killer in infectious diseases worldwide — but it’s preventable and treatable for those with access. International research efforts are shedding light on how community-focused solutions can hold the cure.

Collaborating to Address Gaps in the System »

In Austin, collaborative efforts by students and clinicians means those seeking asylum in the U.S. now have better access to consistent, high-quality forensic medical exams. At the same time, the students involved are gaining important leadership experience.

Michelle Bach: An Advocate for Those in Pain  »

Michelle Bach, Dell Med Class of 2024, dedicated her Growth Year to researching and advocating for those with painful dermatologic conditions.