Dr. Amee Patel currently works as a pediatric hospitalist in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern, serving as a clinical instructor at Children’s Health Dallas and Children’s Health Plano. She is originally from North Carolina. 

She obtained her B.S. in Biology from Duke University, and later received her M.D. and M.P.H. from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Patel went on to complete her residency in Pediatrics at UT Southwestern/Children's Health Dallas. She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018.

Her clinical and research interests include pediatric inpatient medicine, quality improvement, patient safety, medical education, and improving interdisciplinary communication. 


Graduate School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2014)
Medical School
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill (2015)
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2018), Pediatrics

Research Interest

  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Interdisciplinary communication
  • Medical education
  • Patient safety
  • Quality improvement


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

A Pilot Study of the Pediatric Oral Medications Screener (POMS).
Jacobsen L, Patel A, Fox M, Miller S, Bradford K, Jhaveri R Hosp Pediatr 2015 Nov 5 11 586-90
Effectiveness of pediatric pill swallowing interventions: a systematic review.
Patel A, Jacobsen L, Jhaveri R, Bradford KK Pediatrics 2015 May 135 5 883-9
PAK1 Mediates Resistance to PI3K Inhibition in Lymphomas.
Walsh K, McKinney MS, Love C, Liu Q, Fan A, Patel A, Smith J, Beaven A, Jima DD, Dave SS Clin. Cancer Res. 2013 Mar 19 5 1106-15
Deep sequencing of the small RNA transcriptome of normal and malignant human B cells identifies hundreds of novel microRNAs.
Jima DD, Zhang J, Jacobs C, Richards KL, Dunphy CH, Choi WW, Yan Au W, Srivastava G, Czader MB, Rizzieri DA, Lagoo AS, Lugar PL, Mann KP, Flowers CR, Bernal-Mizrachi L, Naresh KN, Evens AM, Gordon LI, Luftig M, Friedman DR, Weinberg JB, Thompson MA, Gill JI, Liu Q, How T, Grubor V, Gao Y, Patel A, Wu H, Zhu J, Blobe GC, Lipsky PE, Chadburn A, Dave SS Blood 2010 Dec 116 23 e118-27
An ATM/Chk2-mediated DNA damage-responsive signaling pathway suppresses Epstein-Barr virus transformation of primary human B cells.
Nikitin PA, Yan CM, Forte E, Bocedi A, Tourigny JP, White RE, Allday MJ, Patel A, Dave SS, Kim W, Hu K, Guo J, Tainter D, Rusyn E, Luftig MA Cell Host Microbe 2010 Dec 8 6 510-22

Honors & Awards

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    Liaison for the Section on Pediatric Trainees to the Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (2016-2018)
  • Delta Omega Honor Society
    University of North Carolina School of Public Health (2015)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine (2013)
  • John B. Graham Medical Student Research Society
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)