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Program Leadership

Thomas J. Wang, M.D.

Thomas J. Wang, M.D.

Professor and Chair

  • Department of Internal Medicine

Dear Applicant,
UT Southwestern is a premier institution with a storied history that is in the midst of an exciting period of growth. With three diverse clinical training sites, residents can expect to develop excellent clinical acumen while interacting with world class faculty who are pioneers in their respective fields. The Department of Medicine has a legacy of commitment to innovation, and there are abundant opportunities for residents to engage with research and clinical pursuits.  Under the leadership of Dr. Dino Kazi, Associate Program Directors and Chief Residents, the residency program continues to embody the spirit of scientific pursuit and of service. Our program is deeply committed to diversity, and under the guidance of Dr. Quinn Capers IV, we continue to strive for equity and excellence for all. The success of the Department of Internal Medicine is a direct result of the close ties between the housestaff and our world-class clinical faculty and at UT Southwestern, we are dedicated to training future leaders and delivering excellent care across the spectrum. Read on below to learn more about our leadership.
Warmly,
Tommy Wang

2023-2024 Chief Residents

Caroline Abe, M.D., M.P.H.

Caroline Abe, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Hannah Blanchard, M.D.

Hannah Blanchard, M.D.

  • Medical School: University of Wisconsin
Angela Duvalyan, M.D.

Angela Duvalyan, M.D.

  • Medical School: University of Souththern California
Michael Kimbrell, M.D.

Michael Kimbrell, M.D.

  • Medical School: Emory University
Jonathan Melendez Torres, M.D.

Jonathan Melendez Torres, M.D.

  • Medical School: University of Michigan
Kyle O'Malley, M.D.

Kyle O'Malley, M.D.

  • Medical School: Indiana University

Associate Program Directors

Sujata Bhushan, M.D.

Sujata Bhushan, M.D.

Associate Professor

  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Rosechelle Ruggiero, M.D.

Rosechelle Ruggiero, M.D.

Associate Professor

  • Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Mentorship and Residency Recruitment
Kerry Dunbar, M.D.

Kerry Dunbar, M.D.

Professor

  • Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
  • Curriculum Development
Dale Okorodudu, M.D.

Dale Okorodudu, M.D.

Associate Professor

  • Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Ambarish Pandey, M.D.

Ambarish Pandey, M.D.

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Cardiology
  • Resident Research
Christiana Renner, M.D.

Christiana Renner, M.D.

Associate Professor

  • Division of Hospital Medicine
Elizabeth Paulk, M.D.

Elizabeth Paulk, M.D.

Professor

  • Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Care
  • Resident Recuritment
Sarah Wingfield, M.D.

Sarah Wingfield, M.D.

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Geriatric Medicine

Associate Director of Education

Shannon Scielzo, Ph.D.

Shannon Scielzo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

  • Division of General Internal Medicine