Department of Internal Medicine

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Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Five specialty care areas and nine procedures or conditions connected with UT Southwestern’s Department of Internal Medicine are ranked or highly rated by U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News & World Report awards

Leading the Nation in Internal Medicine

From our founding more than 60 years ago, the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center has grown steadily in size and national distinction. Today, the department has a worldwide reputation as one of the nation’s finest. 

Our objective is to be even better next year than we are this year. We constantly work toward that goal by offering the very best multidisciplinary patient care, conducting innovative breakthrough research, and training the next generation of internal medicine specialists.

Meet the Team

Our primary and secondary faculty includes two Nobel Prize winners and a variety of prestigious chair and distinguished chair titles. Our faculty is renowned for providing excellent education, research, and patient care.

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We continuously conduct basic science and clinical research with the goal of bringing the latest medical breakthroughs from the bench to the bedside. Our multidisciplinary approach to research fosters an ideal environment for physicians, scientists, and students to collaborate and cooperate.

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Our exceptional faculty leads a variety of robust education 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 by preparing graduates to face upcoming challenges in health care areas such as population health, chronic disease, and disparities in health outcomes.

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Patient Care

We take a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, with physicians and researchers working closely with other divisions and departments to evaluate patients and perform complex procedures.

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