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.
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.
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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Funding Opportunities

Office of the Vice President for Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research at UT Austin offers small internal research grants and awards.


PIVOT is a database that provides access to the most comprehensive source of research and training funding opportunities globally. These include local, county, state resources as well as opportunities offered by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, private foundations, nonprofits and others. and the Foundation Center are other useful databases. 

Internal Research Funding

Dell Medical School is developing a process for securing internal research funding for research initiatives that further the strategic mission and vision of the school. Current programs tied to the school that offer funding include the Texas Health CatalystAscension Seton-UT Austin CHASP Research Collaborative and Health Communications Scholars Program. The research support team at Dell Med assists researchers with applying for funding and managing awards. The team also assists new investigators with transferring grants to UT Austin.