Education in General Medicine

Educational Mission

To educate and inspire the next generation of (generalists and palliative care) physicians who will prevent disease when possible, manage chronic conditions when necessary, and support patients and families always wherever their journeys may lead by prioritizing a culture of collaborative, evidence-based practice and role modeling emotional well-being.

Education Goals

  • Support faculty for leadership and scholarly development opportunities in undergraduate and graduate medical education
  • Enhance teaching skills development resources of faculty, including learner evaluation systems and faculty development and mentoring programs specifically related to teaching skills
  • Develop mentorship programs to increase student and resident interest in generalist and palliative care careers

The Division runs and participates in a broad array of educational programs for medical students, residents, and fellows at UT Southwestern, Parkland Memorial Hospital, and the Dallas VA.

Fellowship Training Programs

We run two fellowship programs designed to train future generations of academic physicians in: