Daniel Foster, M.D, Chair, 1987–2003
Dr. Daniel Foster had been a top medical student at UTSW who was persuaded to return and join the faculty. In 1987, he would be asked to serve again – as Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Daniel Foster was enjoying his distinguished career as a physician/scientist at UTSW when two Nobel Laureates came calling with a request. He would become the new Chair of Internal Medicine and over the next 16 years bring in new subspecialty chiefs, create new programs, and focus on residents.