Hilary F. Ryder, M.D., MS, FACP, FHM, HEC-C, Program Director

Welcome to the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth Internal Medicine Residency Program website! We hope this site will give you a sense for what makes our program so special.

Our new program will train tomorrow’s internists to care for and improve the health of the people in the communities they serve. We are committed to providing internal medicine residents excellent training to become extraordinary physicians who are leaders in their field. Ten residents per year have the opportunity to learn and grow in our categorical residency program.

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Texas Health Fort Worth is a hybrid between an academic and community-based hospital. Our program provides residents a variety of clinical and procedural experiences with a diverse patient population, while maintaining an emphasis on education. Upon completion of their training, our residents will be well prepared for the next step in their career, whether it is pursuing a fellowship program, hospital medicine or an ambulatory primary care practice.

Texas Health Fort Worth is a warm and welcoming community that promotes promoting wellness, academic achievement and collegiality. Our program will help you build your career through outstanding clinical experiences, academic mentorship and one-on-one career counseling from residency program leadership. We are looking for well-rounded physicians who will support, teach and learn from one another.

I have dedicated my career to developing a friendly, innovative and collaborative environment for learning. Your success is our main focus. We're thrilled that you're considering us for the next stage of your training. Please explore our website and see what we have to offer. If you have any questions, I encourage you to please contact me directly.

Hilary F. Ryder, M.D., MS, FACP, FHM, HEC-C
Program Director

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Program mission:

To train tomorrow’s internists to care for and improve the health of the people in the communities they serve.

Program aims:

  • Encourage residents to cultivate the strategy, structure and passion necessary for self-discovery, reflection and life-long learning in the field of internal medicine.
  • Foster a commitment to patient-centric care and value awareness, including appreciating diversity, that is modeled by all faculty.
  • Create an educational environment that promotes quality improvement and scholarly activity projects that allow residents to become proficient in the creation of new knowledge.
  • Provide residents with the resources and curriculum to graduate with the skills and knowledge to begin independent practice or match into an internal medicine sub-specialty program.
  • Develop resilient, humanistic, patient-centered physicians who are equipped with the necessary tools to meet their individual career goals and who are committed to developing professional skills in the healthcare setting.
Our Faculty

See our Internal Medicine faculty.


The curriculum for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Texas Health Fort Worth provides residents with comprehensive exposure to all aspects of internal medicine.

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