Internal Medicine Overview
As of 2020, Internal Medicine has almost 700 faculty: 621 primary faculty and 76 more from other departments who hold secondary appointments. The primary and secondary faculty includes:
2Nobel Prize winners
6members of the National Academy of Sciences
7members of the National Academy of Medicine
5members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
40members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation
30members 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.
Internal Medicine's COVID-19 Action Newsletter
The Deparment of Internal Medicine will be providing a timely COVID-19 newsletter, assembled by Dr. James Luby (Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine) and Dr. Robert Haley (Divsion of Epidemiology). The aim of this weekly newsletter is to serve as a concise and reliable source of epidemiologic, clinical, and therapeutic information related to COVID-19. The newsletter will generally be distributed on Fridays. We are grateful to Dr. Luby, Dr. Haley, and the faculty contributors for their efforts to keep the department and the UTSW community up to date on the latest developments in this disease.
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.
- 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