Beth Nelson, MD

Portrait of Beth Nelson, MD

Beth Nelson, MD

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education

Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Medical Education


Beth Nelson is a native Texan, born in Austin. She joins the Dell Medical School team as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education. In this role she works closely with the faculty and administration to deliver Dell Medical School’s innovative curriculum designed to educate the leaders transforming healthcare and improving the health of our community. 

Prior to moving to Austin, Beth received her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). She has more than twenty years of experience in medical education and curriculum design, locally, regionally and nationally. 

As a mother of four, there is never a dull moment, as a native Texan, she never wears white after Labor Day and never leaves the house without lipstick.

“The creativity and energy of our team make work a pleasure, actualizing the school’s vision makes our work meaningful. I love coming to work every day!”