Dr. Richards attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco where his education track focused on the care of underserved populations. He completed his residency here at UT Southwestern where he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. In addition, Dr. Richards also has a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and leadership training from the Harvard Center for Public Leadership: Zuckerman Fellowship.  

His clinical interest include caring for underserved populations, health justice & equity, ensuring quality equitable care for every patient, and cardiovascular disease.


UT Southwestern Medical Center 2019, Internal Medicine
Other Post Graduate Training
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (2017), Public Health
Medical School
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (2018)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease

Honors & Awards

  • Jay N. Cohn New Investigator Award: Clinical/Basic Science Session, Finalist
    Heart Failure Society of America (2021)
  • Lorraine Sulkin-Schein Resident Award in Geriatric Medicine
    UT Southwestern (2021)
  • House Office of Excellence Award
    UT Southwestern (2020)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (2020)
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society (2012)