Kaylee Jane Shepherd is originally from Amarillo, Texas and received her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University prior to completing medical school at Texas Tech University Health Science Center. Kaylee was drawn to UT Southwestern for Internal Medicine residency for the camaraderie that is found between residents and faculty and the challenging training that produces extremely competent physicians. Kaylee completed her IM training and currently serves as Chief Resident for the Internal Medicine residency program. Ambulatory Care is her passion and she is dedicated to improving the outpatient training that current, as well as future, residents of this program receive. After completion of her chief year, Kaylee will return to her hometown of Amarillo, Texas, where she will join the faculty of the Amarillo branch of the Texas Tech University HSC medical school.


Other (2009), Biomedical Sciences
Medical School
Other (2013), Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical Honor Society (2012)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Texas Medical Association (2016)
  • Housestaff Emerging Academic of Leaders (2013)