Chrissy Bourland received her MD from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2003 and completed her pediatric residency training at UTSW School of Medicine/Children's Medical Center in 2006.  She became a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2006, and has been a Pediatric Hospitalist affiliated with UTSW and Children's Medical Center of Dallas since completing her training in 2006.


Medical School University of Alabama School of Medicine (2003)
Internship Children's Medical Center (2004), Pediatrics
Residency Children's Medical Center (2006), Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • In-Patient Medicine

Research Interest

  • Defining Effective Medical Homes, Dallas, Texas
  • Inpatient Management of Urosepsis in Neonates
  • Promoting Effective and Comprehensive Community Pediatrics and Advocacy Training for Pediatric Residents

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Pediatric Clinical Clerkship
    Awarded by UTSW 3rd year Medical Students (2010)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical Honor Society (2003)
  • Algernon Sydney Sulllivan Award
    The University of the South - Sewanee - Awarded to a Graduating Senior for Outstanding Character (1999)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    Academic Honor Society (1998)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2010)
  • Texas Pediatric Society (2010)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2003)