|Submission Date||June 14, 2018|
University of Texas at Austin
IN-24: Innovation A
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Director of Sustainability, Financial, and Administrative Services
Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:
In November 2017, the 16-acre Dell Medical District at The University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin) became the first project to hold SITES, LEED, and PEER certifications, making it one of the most holistically sustainable and resilient facilities in the world.
No other medical school relies so heavily on its community for support, financial and otherwise. That creates a unique connection between Austin and Dell Medical School, which is determined to create value and improve health in every part of its community as it works to make Austin a model healthy city.
More than a year before it opened, Dell Medical School cemented partnerships with the Seton Healthcare Family and Central Health, Travis County’s health care district. These relationships — with, respectively, one of the Austin area’s biggest health care providers and the public agency charged with serving the poor and uninsured — help create a learning community in which students receive cutting-edge training and medical school leaders give better innovations to the people and providers who need them.
Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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