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The Department of Internal Medicine is organized into 14 divisions that provide the excellent education, research, and patient care for which the department is renowned.

Our Mission

  • To educate medical students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows in accordance with the highest professional standards 
  • To prepare clinicians to practice patient-centered, high-value, cost-conscious medicine of the highest standard
  • To answer fundamental questions in the mechanisms, prevention and treatment of disease, in the basic sciences, and in health care delivery

As of 2023, the department had 768 faculty members: 662 with primary appointments and 86 more from other departments who held secondary appointments. The primary and secondary faculty includes:

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Nobel Prize winners

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Members of the National Academy of Sciences

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Members of the National Academy of Medicine

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Members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation

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Members of the Association of American Physicians

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.

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