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New Program Aims to Fill Hospital Halls With Music

The mental and physical effects of music can be powerful and are often wide-ranging, so much so that filling the halls of the Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas with music has become a new initiative of the Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin. Director of Music Services, Mark Bernat, brings music to the the atrium and waiting areas of the Dell Seton Medical Center.

Shouldering the Anxieties and Hardships of Patients Affected by COVID-19

UT Health Austin’s Director of Clinical Social Work and Integrated Behavioral Health, Donna Shanor, LCSW, LCDC, discusses how UT Health Austin’s Integrated Behavior Health team is working diligently to continue gathering and connecting patients to resources to help ease the emotional, physical, and financial hardships that patients are facing as they navigate the changing COVID-19 public health crisis.

Managing a Difficult Diagnosis

At UT Health Austin, social workers are often a part of the patient’s care team, helping patients manage their diagnosis as well as any personal, social, or emotional difficulties they may be experiencing. If you or a loved one was recently diagnosed with a life-altering medical condition, find out how UT Health Austin social workers are here to help you navigate this difficult journey.