Program Leadership

Thomas 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

2021-2022 Chief Residents

Dr. Justin Holmes

Justin Holmes, M.D.
Medical School: University of Colorado

Dr. Mridula Nadamuni

Mridula Nadamuni, M.D.
Medical School: University of Southern California

Dr. Piyush Nathani

Piyush Nathani, M.D.
Medical School: All India Institute

Dr. Matt Schroeder

Matt Schroeder, M.D.
Medical School: Saint Louis University

Dr. Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams, M.D.
Medical School: University of Colorado

 

 

Associate Program Directors

Dr. Sujata Bhushan

Sujata Bhushan, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine

Dr. Rosechelle Ruggiero

Rosechelle Ruggiero, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Mentorship and Residency Recruitment

Dr. Kerry Dunbar

Kerry Dunbar, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
Curriculum Development

Dr. Christiana Renner

Christiana Renner, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Hospital Medicine

Dr. Dale Okorodudu

Dale Okorodudu, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care

Dr. Amarish Pandey

Ambarish Pandey, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiology
Resident Research

Dr. Elizabeth Paulk

Elizabeth Paulk, M.D.
Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Care
Resident Recuritment

photo of Dr. Sarah Wingfield

Sarah Wingfield, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine

Associate Director of Education

photo of Dr. Shannon Scielzo

Shannon Scielzo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

 

 

Vice Chairs

Reeni Abraham, M.D.

Reeni Abraham, M.D.
Associate Professor and Associate Vice Chair
Undergraduate Medical Education

Kavita Bhavan, M.D.

Kavita Bhavan, M.D.
Associate Professor and Associate Vice Chair
Clinical Innovation and High Value Care

Quinn Capers IV, M.D.

Quinn Capers IV, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Jose Joglar, M.D.

Jose Joglar, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Clinical Affairs, Parkland

Susan Hedayati, M.D.

S. Susan Hedayati, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Research

Salahuddin Kazi, M.D.

Salahuddin Kazi, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Education

Dr. Steven Leach

Steven Leach, M.D.
Professor and Associate Vice Chair
Clinical Operations

Dr. Tyler Miller

R. Tyler Miller, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Chief of Medicine, VA Medical Center

Dr. Sharon Reimold

Sharon Reimold, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair for
Clinical Operations and Faculty Development

Dr. Jonathan Weisseler

Jonathan C. Weissler, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Chief of Medicine, University Hospitals