Dell Medical School Update - August 2013

Summer brings flip-flops and a slower pace to the campus at The University of Texas, but behind the laid-back vibe, the Dell Medical School is becoming a reality.

Vice Provost for Biomedical Sciences Bob Messing is leading campus efforts to identify pertinent research and to select an inaugural dean. “Everything is on track and moving toward closure,” he said. “People are working together to fit all of our needs within the research and education space that we will have available.”

What’s needed to build a world-class medical school? The right people, timely decisions and excellent facilities. Here’s an update.





The Right People

The search is on this summer for the inaugural dean. What would you ask candidates to help find the perfect person to lead this historic effort?  Read More...





Timely Decisions

Now that the University of Texas System has signed off on the medical campus master plan and Central Health and Seton Healthcare Family have created the Community Care Collaborative, what are the next agreements and approvals needed to make the Dell Medical School a reality. Read more...





Excellent Facilities

The research building may turn out to be a physical bridge between UT Austin’s world-class supercomputing capabilities and the hands-on care of some of our most vulnerable citizens. Read more...




Though these are major developments, they are just the beginning of what will be three years of robust activity to make UT’s Dell Medical School a reality.


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