Beth Nelson, MD

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education, Associate Professor

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Beth Nelson is a native Texas, born in Austin. She joins the Dell Medical School team as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education. In this role she works closely with the faculty and administration to deliver Dell Medical School's innovative curriculum designed to educate the leaders transforming healthcare and improving the health of our community.

Prior to moving to Austin, Beth received her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). She has more than twenty years of experience in medical education and curriculum design, locally, regionally and nationally.

As a mother of four, there is never a dull moment. As a native Texan, she never wears white after Labor Day and never leaves the house without lipstick. The creativity and energy of our team make work a pleasure, actualizing the school's vision makes our work meaningful.

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Research Output 2010 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Integration of Microbiology, Pharmacology, Immunology, and Infectious Disease Using Active Teaching and Self-Directed Learning

Steinel, N., Palmer, G. C., Nowicki, E., Lee, E., Nelson, E., Whiteley, M. & Lee, M. W., Mar 15 2019, In : Medical Science Educator. 29, 1, p. 315-324 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Allergy and Immunology
Medical Schools
1 Citation (Scopus)

Near-peers improve patient safety training in the preclinical curriculum

Raty, S. R., Teal, C. R., Nelson, B. & Gill, A. C., Jan 1 2017, In : Medical education online. 22, 1, 1289315.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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group discussion
28 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of interprofessional education (IPE) in 16 U.S. medical schools: Common practices, barriers and facilitators

NIH R25 Social and Behavioral Science Consortium Interprofessional Education Workgroup, Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice. 4, p. 41-49 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

education curriculum
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Meaningful learning moments on a family medicine clerkship: When students are patient centered

Huang, W. Y., Rogers, J. C., Nelson, E. A., Wright, C. C. & Teal, C. R., Apr 2016, In : Family Medicine. 48, 4, p. 294-299 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient-Centered Care
Medical Schools
7 Citations (Scopus)

Responding to moderate breaches in professionalism: An intervention for medical students

Gill, A. C., Nelson, E. A., Mian, A. I., Raphael, J. L., Rowley, D. R. & Mcguire, A. L., Feb 1 2015, In : Medical Teacher. 37, 2, p. 136-139 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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