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Sujit Iyer: Strengthening Pediatric Emergency Care With Evidence-Based Training  »

Sujit Iyer found the opportunity to combine his interest in quality improvement, community outreach and leadership training through educational pediatric emergency care programs.

Michael Dell: 2024 Grads Will Practice in ‘An Age of Miracles’ »

Tech visionary, business leader and proud Longhorn Michael Dell delivered the keynote address at Thursday’s convocation for Dell Medical School’s Class of 2024, challenging the graduates to lead health care into a new age.

Freda Coren: Advancing Harm Reduction Through Research »

Third-year medical student Freda Coren is bridging her knowledge in medical anthropology and harm reduction to better care for underserved communities.

Khalid Sheikh: Advancing Care for Fellow Patients With Chronic Illness  »

Internal medicine resident Khalid Sheikh’s journey through chronic illness ignited a passion for healing and advocacy, driving his pursuit of a career in endocrinology, where he’ll support others navigating similar health struggles.

Neuroimaging & Artificial Intelligence Help Detect Brain Changes, Development of Future Disorder in Children of Bipolar Parents »

Dell Medical School researchers are using AI and neuroimaging techniques to identify changes in the brains among children of adults living with bipolar disorder, aiming to achieve a better understanding and even prevention of the debilitating disease.

Sara Gottesman: Illustrating a New Way to Enhance Patient Care »

Sara Gottesman is using illustrative instruction to assist her peer physicians in training while elevating patient care standards, all while working to save lives in the process.

Celebrating Excellence in Research & Mentorship: Announcing the Fourth Annual Ken Shine Research Awards »

Dell Medical School’s Health Transformation Research Institute presented the fourth annual Ken Shine Awards for Excellence in Research and Research Mentorship.

Universal Brain-Computer Interface Lets People Play Games With Just Their Thoughts »

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a universal brain-computer interface that allows individuals to play games using only their thoughts.

Building a Two-Way Street: Global Education From Texas to Kenya … & Back  »

Through the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare’s Consortium partnership in Kenya, Dell Medical School is innovating on ways to improve two-way global education for both international and U.S. medical exchange students.

Ammar Ahmed: Practicing What We Teach »

A leading dermatologist, educator and researcher, Ammar Ahmed, M.D., is making waves across Austin and the U.S. for students and patients alike.

Air Pollution in Austin Neighborhoods Linked to Asthma Disparities, UT Study Finds  »

A new study led by researchers at Dell Med and the College of Natural Sciences reveals a concerning link between air pollution in Austin neighborhoods and asthma-related ER visits, particularly impacting communities of color.

Celebrating the Class of 2024 — & a Decade of Dell Med »

A unique medical curriculum is equipping the newest class of Dell Med doctors in the next step on their journey to revolutionize patient care.

Nearly 170 New Doctors Join Austin’s Health Care Workforce Following Match Day 2024   »

Today’s “match” marks the transition from medical student to resident physician for the 168 incoming physicians in training that will join Austin’s health care workforce and the 48 Dell Med students soon to embark on their residencies across the country.

‘The Best Learning Is by Doing’: Two Dell Med Doctors on Teaching the Next Generation  »

Two Dell Med physicians who were honored for their clinical teaching excellence and impact on the next generation of physician leaders describe their approach to medical education.

UT Austin Cancer Prevention, Screening & Research Programs Expanding With CPRIT Support  »

Patients across Texas stand to benefit from expanded breast and lung cancer detection and screening, research on HPV self-testing, and potential new cancer therapies as a result of several awards from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas to advance the work of research teams at The University of Texas at Austin.

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.