October 9, 2015
Posted: October 8th, 2015
By Carolyn Y. Johnson, The Washington Post
The U.S. health care system is in a revolution that is starting to reconsider its antiquated model for training doctors. The Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin is taking a radical teaching approach and adding a nine-month focus on health-care delivery at the time most medical schools would be sending their doctors on their first clinical rotations.
Posted: October 7th, 2015
By Mary Ann Roser, American-Statesman Staff
Cynthia Valadez, former Central Health critic and member of LULAC (the League of United Latin American Citizens) turned Board Member, has asked many questions about all aspects of the organization and pushed to have meetings televised during her term. Last Wednesday, she was unanimously reappointed, this time to a full, four-year term on the all-volunteer, nine-member board.
Posted: October 6th, 2015
By: Ralph K.M. Haurwitz
UT is currently looking at the question of how its two new medical schools, in Austin and the Lower Rio Grande Valley, should be classified for legislative funding purposes. Should they be treated as “health-related institutions” like the other medical schools in Texas, or should they be treated as “general academics,” also known as public universities?