General Internal Medicine

The mission of the William T. and Gay F. Solomon Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is to provide excellence in patient care, education, and research. The Division, led by Ethan Halm, M.D., M.P.H., contributes to a broad range of clinical, educational, research, quality and safety, and administrative programs in the medical school and its affiliated health systems.

Clinical Programs

Division faculty care for outpatients in the GIM primary care practices in the UTSW Professional Office Building 2, UTSW Multispecialty Practice, Parkland Center for Internal Medicine, as well as the palliative care practices at the Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center and Parkland Palliative Care Clinic.  We also provide inpatient care and medical consultations at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital, and Zale Lipshy University Hospital as well as at the Dallas VA Medical Center.

Education and Training Programs

We are heavily involved in and play key leadership roles in numerous medical student, resident and fellowship programs designed to train future generations of academic physicians in:


Our research interests include clinical epidemiology, outcomes, health services, disparities, and comparative effectiveness research. The Division is home to the AHRQ-funded R24 Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research. We collaborate closely with other clinical research entities including the: Division of Outcomes and Health Services Research, Parkland-UTSW PROSPR Colorectal Cancer Screening Center, and Center for Translational Medicine.