Dr. Holden graduated from UTMB's School of Medicine in 1985 and joined the internal
medicine faculty three years later, becoming actively involved as a clinician instructor.
The Houston native has contributed to the education of many students and residents
in Internal Medicine and has directed four courses at UTMB, including Practice of
Medicine 2, Great Syndromes, and Renal, Fluids, and Electrolytes.
He organized the implementation of the Osler Student Societies at UTMB in 2006.
Dr. Holden has been recognized for his clinical skills, bedside teaching, and curriculum
development, and waws a founding member of the University of Texas Academy of Health
Science Education. He serves as the Vice Chair for Undergraduate and Continuing
Education for the Department of Internal Medicine.
When selected for the McGovern Academy, Dr. Holden indicated that, "Being appointed
as an Osler Scholar is an incredible honor for me, especially considering the excellence
of the scholars and the number of outstanding faculty we have at UTMB. As physicians,
we all identify with the history of Osler as a role model for high-quality and compassionate
care. I am very excited about the opportunity to participate in the academy, to
further my own learning, and to enhance the education of others.