Internal Medicine Overview
As of 2015, Internal Medicine has more than 550 faculty: 498 primary faculty and 57 more from other departments who hold secondary appointments. The primary and secondary faculty includes:
2Nobel Prize winners
6members of the National Academy of Sciences
8members of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine)
7members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
36members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation
30members of the Association of American Physicians
The Department of Internal Medicine is organized into 17 divisions that provide the excellent education, research, and patient care for which the department is renowned.
Internal Medicine Faculty
- Hold a variety of prestigious chair and distinguished chair titles, also receiving a number of professional awards and other recognitions
- Have received grants from numerous prominent research centers and institutes, from the National Institutes of Health to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
- Have consistently published in numerous high quality, peer-reviewed professional journals, including: New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Nature, Cell, Journal of the American Medical Association, Stroke, Journal of Behavioral Medicine, American Journal of Medical Quality, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Medical Care, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Diabetes Care.
These exceptional faculty lead UT Southwestern Medical Center's Internal Medicine programs to produce graduates who balance the core responsibilities of medicine: selfless dedication, competence, and compassion. As with the rest of UT Southwestern, Internal Medicine is pursuing the future of medicine, today.