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Medical Education

Preparing future generations for their role in the implementation, leadership and advancement of health care is a solemn responsibility. The Department of Medical Education is committed to promoting excellence in academics by building a dynamic and diverse learning community, delivering the education mission, facilitating educational scholarship and enhancing the curriculum by supporting, recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators.

The department reflects the commitment of the Dell Medical School to fulfill its education mission by recruiting and educating students along the physician continuum including undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education. Through innovation in instruction and assessment of learning, leadership and social consciousness, we strive to ensure that our learners will have the skills, knowledge and professional attitudes that will translate to excellence in healthcare delivery. The department is committed to educating and mentoring learners to become the healthcare leaders of Texas and the world.

The department also identifies current and future needs for faculty to deliver the education mission, helps to create succession plans for a strong and diverse teaching faculty, and awards excellence in teaching by sponsoring the Academy of Teachers.

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Undergraduate Medical Education

The innovative, highly integrated educational program incorporates guided, self-directed learning, new technologies, inter-professional education and health care delivery systems education.

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Graduate Medical Education

We offer an abundance of clinical experience opportunities for residents or fellows in their chosen specialties, with new opportunities in innovative medical education, clinical research and patient care.

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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 undergraduate students.