Medical Leadership

Treating the Undocumented: A Case Study of Ben Taub Hospital ER

Austin Cao, a pre-med student and a class member in the Doerr Institute-funded Spring 2017 Medical Leadership course, produced a long-form audio essay for his final project.

Austin works as a Rice EMT and a volunteer at Ben Taub, where he learned from physicians about their challenges in treating undocumented patients at the institution. In his audio essay, he and the physicians he interviews explore the ways that the needs of this population bring to the surface challenges and opportunities for reflections on medical professionalism and ethics.

Suits and Coats: Administrators and Physicians at Baylor College of Medicine

In the Spring and Summer of 2017, the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University awarded the HRC a leadership development grant to advance the center's medical humanities programming and promotion of undergraduate research, specifically in the area of "Medical Leadership." With supplemental support from the HRC, the HURC 306 course on "Medical Leadership" was complemented by a speaker series on the subject, bringing in experts on the topic from Houston and beyond.

Horizontal Leadership in the Evolving Physician Profession

In the Spring and Summer of 2017, the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University awarded the HRC a leadership development grant to advance the center's medical humanities programming and promotion of undergraduate research, specifically in the area of "Medical Leadership." With supplemental support from the HRC, the HURC 306 course on "Medical Leadership" was complemented by a speaker series on the subject, bringing in experts on the topic from Houston and beyond.

Framing the Narrative for Modern-Day Medical Interpreters

In the Spring and Summer of 2017, the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University awarded the HRC a leadership development grant to advance the center's medical humanities programming and promotion of undergraduate research, specifically in the area of "Medical Leadership." With supplemental support from the HRC, the HURC 306 course on "Medical Leadership" was complemented by a speaker series on the subject, bringing in experts on the topic from Houston and beyond.