About Seton

Central Texas Health Care

The video “Dream/Dare/Do” celebrates Austin’s forward-thinking, transformational nature in the context of strengthening academic medicine and research at University Medical Center Brackenridge — and, starting in 2017, the new Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.

New Medical District Will Improve Care and Economy

In 2011, State Sen. Kirk Watson unveiled a 10-point plan to spur development of a new medical district in the heart of Austin to enhance the health of Central Texans. To be situated on The University of Texas at Austin campus, which already is rich with prestigious research and development, the proposal called for the training physicians in a new teaching hospital, new medical school and community-based clinics where an increasing percentage of care will be delivered in the 21st century.

State Sen. Kirk Watson KLBJ audio

Watson unveils plan for medical school, hospital, clinics
Austin American Statesman, Sept. 20

Watson emphasizing goal, not cost, when it comes to medical school
Austin American Statesman, Sept. 20

Video – Charles Barnett, President/CEO, Seton Family at March 22, 2011 Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

Better Care at Lower Cost

Better Care at Lower Cost White Paper

Since 1902, the mission of the Seton Family of Hospitals has been to care for and improve the health of those we serve with a special concern for the poor and vulnerable. Through the decades we have collaborated with physicians to advance the health status of Central Texans, trained generations of caregivers and provided comprehensive advanced care so that citizens can receive the best care close to home. Most recently we have established a historic affiliation agreement with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the UT System to broaden medical research and innovation, which will help translate bench science into clinical practice that helps us accomplish our mission.

Seton Family of Hospitals Mission Statement

Our mission inspires us to care for and improve the health of those we serve with a special concern for the poor and the vulnerable. We are called to be a sign of God’s unconditional love for all and believe that all persons by their creation are endowed with dignity. Seton continues the catholic tradition of service established by our founders: Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac and Elizabeth Ann Seton.