St. David's HealthCare

St. David's HealthCare is one of the largest health systems in Texas and Austin's
third-largest private employer, with more than 60 sites throughout Central Texas,
including seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers,
and two freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas
with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each
year with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

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About St. David's Institute for Learning

"Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival." W. Edwards Deming.

To accommodate a variety of learning and scheduling needs, St. David's Institute for Learning offers a full range of educational opportunities, including classes, seminars, e-learning, simulation, EDGE Nurse Residency and preceptor programs, self-study modules, fellowships, and strategic partnerships with other educational organizations.

Two curricular tracks provide structure for our class offerings: The Leadership Academy and The Academy for Clinical Excellence. Our Staff Development division provides an avenue for all employees to meet standard requirements such as annual mandatory updates and coordinates with city, state and national organizations to create employment opportunities for healthcare professionals through grants, select scholarships, clinical student placements, clinical development, and community liaison.

Contact Us

To contact the Institute for Learning, please call 512-544-0100. You may also email us at

St. David’s Institute for Learning
1201-B W. Louis Henna Blvd, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78681

We are in the medical office building next to St. David's Surgical Hospital, 2nd floor.

Please park in the parking garage.




About Us

Active participation is mandatory for all directors, managers, supervisors, charge nurses and specifically designated positions. Courses must be completed within a one to two-year period.



About Us

New supervisors are expected to enroll in the program within three months of hire or promotion. Employees who complete the program will be honored with a diploma presented at a recognition event.

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"Leaders of the future will have to have extraordinary levels of perception and insight into the realities of the world and into themselves."-- Peter Drucker

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The Leadership Academy

The Leadership Academy

Courses cover topics on leadership skills and service excellence.
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Provides clinical education and professional development.

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