Department of Medicine

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About Us

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The Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine is the largest adult practice department at Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to providing a  full spectrum of high-quality primary and subspecialty healthcare, our departmental research initiatives span the continuum of biomedical research from basic to clinical and attract $82.8M in total extramural funding, including nearly $61.8M from the NIH and other federal sources. We are dedicated to the discovery of new knowledge to advance the medicine of tomorrow, educate the leaders of internal medicine, and promote healthy lifestyles and disease prevention.

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Education

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Learn more about our undergraduate and graduate programs and why our graduates go on to some of the most prestigious positions in the medical industry.

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Research

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With three of our 14 sections devoted to research and three stand-alone research centers, the Department of Medicine leads the College in studies and funding. Learn more about our ongoing research projects and view our published research and communications.

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Patient Care

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Learn more about our clinical practices and how we can help you.

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Our Strategic Plan

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Our Strategic Plan integrates our mission, core values and vision to become a destination academic community that promotes discovery and education to improve the health of individuals and populations.

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Department News

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Keep with latest news and department events:

  • News Releases
  • Newsletters
  • Weekly Bulletin
  • Twitter
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Contacts

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Leadership/Administration: (713) 798-2450
Education: (713) 798-5588
Research: (713) 798-2244
Clinic (local): (713) 798-1000
Clinic (toll free): (800) 229-5671
Section & Centers Contacts