Rene Salazar

Asst Dean for Diversity
Dell Medical School at UT Austin

René Salazar, M.D. is the inaugural Assistant Dean for Diversity and Professor of Medical Education at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. Dr. Salazar graduated from the UT Austin College of Pharmacy with Honors in 1993 and worked as a clinical pharmacist at Parkland Memorial Hospital for 2 years. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. After residency, Dr. Salazar completed a one-year Latino Health Disparities research fellowship supported by the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine and Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations. He was a faculty member in the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCSF from 2003 until June 2016.

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