Internal Medicine Overview
As of 2019, Internal Medicine has more than 575 faculty: 529 primary faculty and 63 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
7members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
34members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation
28members 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.
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