Preparing Future Generations to Lead & Advance Health Care
The Department of Medical Education is committed to excellence in academics, building a dynamic learning community, promoting educational scholarship and enhancing the curriculum through recognition and support of outstanding educators.
Areas of Focus
Through innovative instruction and assessment of learning, leadership and social consciousness in both undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education, the department strives to ensure that Dell Medical School learners have the skills, knowledge and professional attitudes that will translate to excellence in care delivery. The department is committed to educating and mentoring learners to become the health care leaders of Texas and the world.
The Department of Medical Education identifies current and future needs for faculty to deliver on Dell Med’s education mission, helps to create succession plans for a strong and diverse teaching faculty and awards excellence in teaching by sponsoring the Susan M. Cox, M.D. Academy of Distinguished Educators.
Dell Med is committed to developing local youth and raising awareness of health sciences through education. The pre-health professions effort encompasses community development initiatives such as Health Sciences Summer Camps for middle and high school students from historically underrepresented communities who are considering a career in the health care field.