Collaborating & Building Programs to Revolutionize Health & Care
The Department of Internal Medicine is working actively with its academic and community partners to achieve Dell Medical School’s mission and improve the health of patients and the local community.
The Department of Internal Medicine trains the next generation of physicians through an internal medicine and a dermatology residency program in partnership with the Ascension Seton, the Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System and CommUnityCare. The Internal Medicine Residency Program also offers a Distinction Program for Care Transformation, a Primary Care Track and hosts the transitional training programs.
The department collaborates with its community partners to improve access to patient-centered, high-quality, evidence-based care in general internal medicine and the medicine subspecialties.
The Department of Internal Medicine team seeks to develop ways in which traditional medicine can complement efforts in health promotion, prevention and treatment of chronic illness.
The department is committed to creating new knowledge that improves the health of patients and of the Central Texas community.
To read about the department’s work in the past year, download the 2017-18 Department of Internal Medicine Annual Report.
Graduate Medical Education
The department is home to the internal medicine and dermatology residency programs. The Internal Medicine Residency program includes the Primary Care Track and Distinction Program as well as a preliminary internship offered by the department. The department also hosts a Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, a Hospital Medicine Fellowship in Quality and Patient Safety, a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, and a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship. The department also co-hosts a Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship with the Department of Oncology and the Livestrong Cancer Institutes of Dell Medical School.