The Department of Neurosurgery is dedicated to teaching and training the next generation of clinicians and scientists who will advance the department’s commitment to make a difference in the lives of patients and families with neurological disorders.
Undergraduate Medical Education
Faculty in the department such as Michael Koltz, M.D., and Ramsey Ashour, M.D., are consistently highly rated teachers at Dell Medical School in the preclinical and clinical curriculum. Faculty members help teach medical students in the basic neurosciences and neuroanatomy and provide hands-on training to neurosurgery clinical clerks and subinterns through clinical rotations at Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas and Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.
Graduate Medical Education
Nicholas Barbaro, M.D.Distinction Program for Care Transformation. The program helps advance their skills as future health systems leaders while exploring and discovering new possibilities in patient care and population health through design and innovation.
Continuing Medical Education
The Department of Neurosurgery host visiting professors, virtual visiting professors (VViP) and other distinguished speakers at the department’s regular Grand Rounds. Speakers are distinguished expert neurosurgeons, neuroscience clinicians and practitioners who speak on a wide range of topics related to neuroscience diseases and systems of care to improve patient outcomes.