Community-focused partnerships allow the Dell Medical School team to make connections between academic medicine and the surrounding community to improve health outcomes, so that Austin can create a model that’s scaleable to the nation and hopefully to the world.
We’ll continue to tap into Austin’s community and entrepreneurial spirit to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem – allowing for everyone from doctors and health officials to social workers and grocery store designers to put their ideas to work — making Austin a model healthy city.
Founded in 1883, UT Austin has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies" — a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.
For more than 130 years, The University of Texas System has been committed to improving the lives of Texans and people all over the world through education, research and health care.
The Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas will be a teaching hospital for Dell Medical School students, while also providing residencies to graduate and postgraduate medical education.
Created by Travis County voters in 2004, Central Health provides health care coverage through an extensive network of health care providers that offer access to care to low-income, uninsured residents of Travis County.
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation pledged $50 million in 2013 to help launch a new medical school in Austin as an extension of the foundation’s broad commitment to improving the lives of the citizens of Central Texas through better health.
The LIVESTRONG Foundation contributed $50 million to Dell Medical School to create the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, an innovative enterprise designed by cancer patients and survivors to deliver person-centered care.