Stephen Harder, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern, and a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine. His clinical interests include home health care and team coordination in inpatient care.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Harder joined the UT Southwestern Faculty in 2009.

Originally from Bedford, Texas, Dr. Harder holds a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from Rice University in Houston. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he also completed his internal medicine residency.

Dr. Harder’s research interests include the management of co-existing medical and psychiatric conditions, and physician scheduling and performance. His investigations have resulted in 17 peer-reviewed case reports and abstracts. He has presented his findings at several scientific conferences.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Harder has been involved in lecture series for medical students and interns, and has mentored medical students and faculty members. Dr. Harder is also the Medical Director of Parkland Hospital-at-Home. He serves as a liaison for both UT Southwestern and Parkland staff.

Dr. Harder is active in several professional societies, including the Society of Hospital Medicine, American College of Physician Advisors, the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.


Undergraduate School
Rice University (2002)
Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2006)
Baylor College of Medicine (2007), Internal Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine (2009), Internal Medicine

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Association of Internal Medicine