As a faculty member at UT Southwestern since 2007, Dr. Walsh provides Primary and Inpatient Pediatric Care and co-directs the Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic at Children’s Medical Center (CMC). She has served as Associate Program Director of the Pediatrics Residency Program at CMC/UT Southwestern, and is the founding Program Director for the Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency 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
    D Magazine (2011-2013, 2015-2016, 2018)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors (2013)
  • Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (2011)
  • Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine (2007)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow (2003)
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow (2003)