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.
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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.
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We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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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.
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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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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.

Focus Areas

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 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.

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Pre-Health Professions

The Pre-Health Professions team develops and oversees programs focused on introducing the health sciences to middle-school, high-school and college students.

Continuing Medical Education

Dell Med facilitates educational opportunities for a range of learners to advance innovation, train physician leaders and promote new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care.

Academy of Distinguished Educators

The Academy of Distinguished Educators recognizes the outstanding contributions of Dell Med faculty to health education.