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Developing Leaders in Value-Based Care

The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care aims to develop health care leaders who design, implement and refine integrated models of value-based care that continuously improve patient outcomes and reduce waste. The department brings together clinical specialties in a new form of academic organization, encouraging multidisciplinary collaboration in education, clinical care and research.

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The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care seeks to develop new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value.

The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care trains the next generation of physicians through residencies in General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Emergency Medicine as well as fellowships in Arthroplasty and Value-Based Health Care Delivery, Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care seeks to advance innovation from discovery to outcomes.

The department serves as the academic home to more than 250 faculty members in the Austin area. Specialties represented include anesthesiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, emergency medicine, general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, plastic surgery and urology.

It is also home to many learners including residents in General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Emergency Medicine as well as fellows in Arthroplasty and Value-Based Health Care Delivery, Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

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Clinical Care

Surgery and Perioperative Care works with stakeholders from across the community to design, deliver and improve value-based models of care.

Education

The team teaches and trains the next generation of physicians — and helps current physicians continue to grow and learn.

Investigation & Discovery

The department studies health care delivery and identifies opportunities to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs.

Surgical Subspecialties

In addition to its divisions, the Department of Surgery and Perioperative care includes subspecialties in Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Otolaryngology, Urology and Plastic Surgery.

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