Academic Connections

Provost Connections: thoughts and updates from Dr. W. P. Andrew Lee

Academic Connections shares thoughts from Dr. W. P. Andrew Lee, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School.

Past Issues

2024

  • June 12, 2024Announcing New Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Antonia F. Chen, M.D., M.B.A.
  • June 6, 2024: AI Symposium Recap, Letters of Recommendation, New Leave Program
  • May 24, 2024: Announcing New Chair of Psychiatry, Tarek K. Rajji, M.D.
  • May 22, 2024: Announcing New Chair of Microbiology, Julie Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
  • May 9, 2024: Equitable Paths to Medical Education, Faculty Assembly, New Recruitment Tool
  • April 19, 2024: Announcing New Vice Provost and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Career Development, Dr. Alyssa H. Hasty
  • April 2, 2024: AI in Health Care, NIH Center for Scientific Review Updates
  • March 5, 2024: Announcing the UT Southwestern Scientific Report
  • Feb. 6, 2024: Academic Connections: Green Center 50th Anniversary, HHMI Fellows Competition
  • Jan. 2, 2024: Academic Connections: Apply for ARPA-H Funding, Three-Year M.P.H. Pathway

2023

  • Dec. 5, 2023: Academic Connections: 2024 Promotion and Tenure Sessions, Synergy Grants Awardees
  • Nov. 15, 2023: Announcing New Vice Provost and Senior Associate Dean for Education, Dr. Sherry C. Huang
  • Nov. 7, 2023: Academic Connections: PA Program Milestone, FY23 Update on Grant Incentive Programs
  • Nov. 3, 2023: Announcing New Chair of Radiology, Dr. Martin G. Pomper
  • Oct. 10, 2023: Academic Connections: Faculty Communication, Joy in Medicine Honors, Horwitz Prize, NIH Innovator Award, HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows
  • Sept. 5, 2023: Academic Connections: AAMC Award, Genetic Counseling Program Update, SIM Center Milestone
  • Aug. 1, 2023: Academic Connections: USNWR Rankings, Promotion & Tenure Committee Leadership
  • July 5, 2023: Academic Connections: Expanded Eligibility for Grant Incentive, Professional Development
  • June 21, 2023: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Leadership Announcement 
  • June 6, 2023: Academic Connections: Advancing Resident Research, Welcoming Dean Omer
  • June 1, 2023: Announcing New Chair of Dermatology, Dr. Joseph F. Merola
  • May 3, 2023: Academic Connections: New NAS Members, School of Health Professions' Strategic Assessment
  • April 5, 2023: Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Dr. Jessica Moreland
  • April 4, 2023: Academic Connections: Advancing Efforts to Recruit Faculty Leaders, Students, and Postdocs
  • March 24, 2023: Department of Microbiology Leadership Announcement
  • March 8, 2023: Leadership Transition in Academic Affairs
  • March 7, 2023: Academic Connections: 2022 StandPoint Survey Results, Health Equity Scholars
  • Feb. 8, 2023: Academic Connections: O'Donnell School of Public Health Updates, Building Faculty Gender Diversity
  • Feb. 2, 2023: Department of Psychiatry Leadership Announcement
  • Jan. 11, 2023: Endowment Minimums Update
  • Jan. 3, 2023: Academic Connections: Enhancements to M.D./Ph.D. Program, 2022 Faculty Excellence Awards

2022

  • Dec. 14, 2022: Leadership Transition in Academic Affairs
  • Dec. 6, 2022: Academic Connections: FY20-FY22 Special Grant Incentive Results, LEAD 2022 Capstone Dean’s Award Winners
  • Nov. 9, 2022Department of Radiology Leadership Announcement
  • Nov. 1, 2022: Academic Connections: Announcing New Musculoskeletal and Sports Research Program
  • Oct. 4, 2022: Academic Connections: Faculty Engagement Survey Starts Today, UTSW Tops Nature Index Ranking Again
  • Sept. 6, 2022: Academic Connections: New Grant Incentive Program, 50 Years of Scientific Partnership, HHMI's Hanna Gray Fellows
  • Aug. 10, 2022: Announcing the new Collaborative Research Grant Incentive
  • Aug. 2, 2022: Academic Connections: Faculty Development Updates, Jo-Ann Nesiama, M.D., Named Faculty Senate President-Elect
  • July 14, 2022: Announcing New Chair of Cell Biology, Dr. William A. Prinz
  • July 13, 2022: Department of Dermatology Leadership Announcement
  • July 5, 2022: Academic Connections: Celebrating Breakthroughs, UTSW-Parkland Health Equity Scholars Program
  • June 21, 2022: Announcing New Chair of Pediatrics, Dr. Jorge A. Bezerra 
  • June 7, 2022: Academic Connections: Thrive Survey Results, Faculty Salary Equity Review 
  • May 5, 2022: Academic Connections: National Academy of Sciences, Special Grant Incentive Program
  • April 5, 2022: Academic Connections: Announcing New Master of Genetic Counseling
  • March 18, 2022: Announcing New Chair of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Robert D. Timmerman
  • March 3, 2022: Academic Connections: Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health, Synergy Grants Awardees
  • Feb. 2, 2022: Announcing New Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Heakyung Kim
  • Feb. 1, 2022: Academic Connections: Your Perspective Matters, Scientific Writing Workshops
  • Jan. 4, 2022: Academic Connections: Advancing DEI, Announcing Inaugural UT-FOCUS Awardees, Faculty Highlights in 2021

2021

  • Dec. 7, 2021: Academic Connections: BME Groundbreaking, Leadership Development, Faculty Accolades
  • Nov. 2, 2021: Academic Connections: Special Grant Incentive Program, COVID-19 Retention Fund
  • Oct. 6, 2021: Academic Connections: 2021 Endowed Scholars, Faculty Awards, SECC Campaign
  • Sept. 8, 2021: NCI renews Simmons Cancer Center’s prestigious comprehensive designation
  • Sept. 7, 2021: Academic Connections: Faculty Recruitment, Celebrating Women in Medicine, Support for Working Parents
  • Sept. 1, 2021: Announcing Inaugural Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Samuel Achilefu
  • Aug. 25, 2021: Announcing New Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Dr. Catherine Y. Spong
  • Aug. 20, 2021: Announcing the New Chair of Ophthalmology – J. William Harbour, M.D.
  • Aug. 10, 2021: Academic Connections: Welcome to our monthly newsletter
  • June 8, 2021: Announcing UTSW’s Clinical and Translational Science Award
  • April 21, 2021: Announcing New Vice Provost and Dean of Basic Research, Dr. Joan Conaway
  • Jan. 25, 2021: Announcing New Chair of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Nader Pouratian
  • Jan. 22, 2021: Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Leadership Announcement
  • Jan. 19, 2021: New Program - Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Jan. 15, 2021: Update on Special Grant Incentive Program

2020

  • Dec. 15, 2020: Leadership Transition in Basic Science Research
  • Dec. 8, 2020: Moving the needle on diversity and inclusion
  • Aug. 19, 2020: Announcing new Vice Provost and Sr. Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Dr. Eric Peterson
  • April 2, 2020: Dr. Sandra Schmid announcement and search for the next Chair of Cell Biology
  • Jan. 17, 2020: Retirement Of Dr. Hunt Batjer And Search Neurosurgery Chair

2019