Dr Caven graduated summa cum laude from University of Texas at Austin, B.A. Plan II Honors Program. He completed his Medical Education at U.T. Medical School at San Antonio, where he was an A.O.A. graduate. Postgraduate training followed at John Peter Smith Hospital in Ft.Worth, Texas (affiliated with UT Southwestern), and he also served as the Chief Resident. In 1983 he began a private practice in Family Medicine in Austin, and in 1989 he joined Austin Diagnostic Clinic where he served on the Board of Directors. Dr Caven was a founding member of Travis Physician Associates in 1994, helping develop it into a large primary care group which merged with a Seton based primary care group to form Seton Health Partners in 1998. Dr.Caven is currently a founding member and Chief Medical Officer for Axon Virtual Health, a firm dedicated to healthcare applications for Virtual Reality technologies. Since 2001 Dr. Caven has been Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director at UMC Brackenridge Hospital, a member of the Seton Family of Hospitals. Additionally he chaired the Board of the Seton Medical Group, a 501a corporation, and is the physician member of the Seton Network Risk Assessment Committee, performing risk assessment and medicolegal analysis. He also formerly served as Technology Transfer Officer for the Seton Healthcare Family, supporting patenting and commercialization of Biomedical innovations for the healthcare network. In 2012 he was elected UMC Brackenridge Physician of the Year by the medical staff leadership. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Education at Dell Medical School, UT Austin. Outside activities include membership on the External Advisory Committee of the University of Texas School of Biomedical Engineering, and on the External Advisory Committee of the UT School of Pharmacy.
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