Steve Hicks School of Social Work

Department of Health Social Work: The First in the Nation

Public Service
Age group: Middle/Junior High School, High School

Dell Medical School and Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin are advancing the role of social work as an agent of health care transformation through the creation of the new Department of Health Social Work within the medical school, the first of its kind in the nation. Social work have long played a critical role in health care transformation, especially in the face of economic inequality and health disparities existing in our current health system. Come hear all about this new and innovative venture.