Micah Secor
Medical Student
Dell Medical School
Micah Secor is a fourth-year medical student at Dell Medical School pursuing an MD and Masters of Biomedical Engineering. She completed her undergraduate studies in Neuroscience and Physiology at the University of Arizona. She is pursuing a career in general surgery with an interest in medical technology. Outside of medical school, she serves as the national Diversity Chair for the Latino Medical Student Association. Micah will continue her efforts in promoting diversity during her last year of medical school and in her future career as an underrepresented minority in medicine.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The problems facing healthcare today require interdisciplinary approaches. Recognizing this, the Dell Medical School, the Cockrell School of Engineering, and the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease at UT Health Austin launched the Clinical Innovation and Design Program (CID). The CID fellows, a mixture of medical students and graduate level engineers, explore clinical needs and develop a solution as a team over the course of 10 months. The CID program educates students on the proper process of needs identification and solution development. The program is organized into…