Rheumatic Diseases

The Rheumatic Diseases Division at UT Southwestern Medical Center has been recognized worldwide for more than 30 years as one of the leading research centers of its kind dealing with arthritis and rheumatic diseases. Established in 1958, the Division is also a recognized leader in the training of academic rheumatologists.  

There are opportunities available for collaboration with our faculty in a wide variety of activities, including patient referrals, basic research, clinical trials, and clinical training.

Our mission is to:

  • Provide excellent clinical care to patients while training the next generation of academic and community rheumatologists
  • Teach the highest clinical care standards and professionalism
  • Train residents and graduate students in an environment motivated by highly productive investigators
  • Provide exceptional research, both in the lab and in a clinical setting