Welcome to the Winter Newsletter! As the holidays approach us with an increase in the hussle and bussle of everyday life, it’s sometimes easy for the feeling of overwhelm to be the primary driver of our mental space. We at UTMRC are sending our sincere holiday blessings to all those… read more
My journey with the UT Medical Reserve Corp began not too long after starting a new chapter of life in Austin! Being near family in the height of uncertain times was always an essential recipe for comfort. However, while settling my feet in new terrain I was eager to see… read more
In 2022 the University of Texas at Austin Medical Reserve Corps (UTMRC) collaborated with students, faculty, staff, volunteers, and community members in organizing various training and team building events. Below you can read summary and view photos from these events hosted by UTMRC members. Please visit our News & Events… read more
Genny Dalton, RN, BSN, Graduate Student at UT Austin School of Nursing MSN Program I came to UTMRC as a volunteer during COVID. At the time I was working at the Heart Hospital of Austin in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), one of the few places during the pandemic… read more
Welcome to the Summer Newsletter! With Summer here and abundant outdoor activities in full swing, it’s always helpful for personal readiness and emergency preparedness to be a part of our lives if the need arises. We focus on three areas in this edition, including opioid overdose, stopping the bleed and… read more
After graduating from the University of Texas School of Nursing at Austin, I spent my nursing career as an operating room nurse, and worked at the only trauma hospital in Austin at the time, Brackenridge. I was in charge of Cardiovascular surgery. We also went through another pandemic during that… read more
Welcome to the Spring Newsletter! Our focus for this time of year is to create awareness on being prepared in an emergency and to ensure you and your family are READY. The newsletter will also cover UTMRC Disaster Preparedness Training, Tips for self-care, and Spotlight on Volunteers.