Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine is building collaborative relationships and innovative programs to revolutionize health and health care. The department team is working actively with its academic and community partners to offer educational programs, improve access to high-quality internal medicine clinical services, develop innovative models of care, and build research capabilities to create new knowledge that improves the health of our patients and our community.

Michael Pignone, MD, was named chair of internal medicine in Feb. 2016, and the department is working in concert with partners to recruit faculty and staff to achieve the Dell Medical School mission. Other department leadership includes:



Division Chief: Mark Pirwitz, MD


Division Chief: Matt Fox, MD


Division Chief: Mrinalini Kulkarni-Date, MD


Division Chief: TBD

Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Division Chief: Liam Fry, MD

Hospital Medicine

Division Chief: Carlos Meza, MD

Infectious Disease

Division Chief: Kristin Mondy, MD


Division Chief: Paul Nader, MD

Primary Care and Value-Based Health

Division Chief: Elizabeth Jacobs, MD, MAPP

Pulmonology and Critical Care

Division Chief: TBD


Division Chief: TBD