As a faculty member at UT Southwestern since 2007, Dr. Walsh provides primary care to children and adults at the Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Primary Care Clinic at UT Southwestern.  She also supervises pediatric residents in the general pediatric clinic and inpatient services at Children’s Health.  She has served as Associate Program Director of the Pediatrics Residency Program at CMC/UT Southwestern, and is the founding Residency Program Director and Division Chief for the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Program. Her academic interests are adolescent reproductive health, healthcare transition of youth with special health care needs, and medical education.

She lives in Grapevine, TX and enjoys yoga, hiking, and spending time with her husband and three sons.


Medical School
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (2003), Pediatrics
University of North Carolina Hospitals (2004), Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
University of North Carolina Hospitals (2007), Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Research Interest

  • Medical education
  • Pediatric to adult healthcare transition

Honors & Awards

  • Core Clerkship Clinical Teaching Award for Subinternships
    UT Southwestern Medical School (2012)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists/Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2011-2013, 2015-2016, 2018)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors
  • Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
  • Med/Peds Program Directors Association