Dr. Amil Shah, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Cardiology. He is the Director of Population Sciences.

Originally from Beverly, Massachusetts, Dr. Shah holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He then completed advanced training through a clinical fellowship in cardiology at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston and a research and clinical fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He also obtained a master's degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. 

Prior to coming to UT Southwestern, Dr. Shah was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School since 2009. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023 and will serve as Principal Investigator of the Dallas Hearts and Minds Study.