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Jessica Chambers: Shining a Light on Nocturnal Medicine »

Jessica Chambers is transforming health care, one night shift at a time. Her aim is to make overnight medicine just as forward-thinking and full of opportunity as the daytime shift.

Keeping Mental Health Crises Out of the Criminal Justice System »

Across the nation, jails often end up providing much-needed mental health care. A new collaboration between Dell Med and local partners aims to change that — with a focus on health equity.

Dell Medical School, Austin Community College Team Up to Support Mental Health Needs  »

Dell Med and Austin Community College to launch a new mental health pilot called the Amplify Center for young adults.

Meet the Class of 2026 »

Our newest medical students — the next generation of physician leaders — are united by a common goal: health transformation to benefit all.

From Chaos, Calm: Cancer Care in Focus »

The Livestrong Cancer Institutes’ CaLM model of whole-person care is helping patients realize a life beyond their diagnosis.

An Ounce of Prevention: a Community’s Cure »

A partnership spanning Dell Med and dozens of partners across Central Texas aims to catch cancer diagnoses early — or, better yet, prevent them altogether.

What Does an Oncologist Look Like? »

Just a third of cancer doctors and researchers are women, and the percentage of Black and Latinx oncologists remains in the single digits. What needs to change?

Empathy Through Art: Exploring the Aesthetics of Health »

UT Austin’s Department of Art and Art History partners with Dell Med’s Livestrong Cancer Institutes to document the experience of cancer care.

Dell Med Helps Attract More Than 400 New Doctors to Austin »

Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has directly or indirectly attracted 415 new faculty physicians to Austin and Travis County since its launch in 2014. This news comes amid a rapidly growing population in Central Texas as well as an increasing doctor shortage in the region and across the state.

Dell Children’s, UT Health Austin Launch First Pediatric Abdominal Transplant Center in Central Texas »

UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s launch first pediatric transplant center in Central Texas.