Rebecca Burke, MD
Dr. Burke joined the faculty of the UTMB Health Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine in 2020. Dr. Burke, a family physician, also attends residents and sees patients in the Department of Family Medicine clinics.
Dr. Burke earned a Bachelor of Arts from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and a Medical Doctorate from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed family medicine training with the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program in 2016 and a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Prior to joining UTMB Health, Dr. Burke served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Palliative Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine and a Palliative Medicine Physician for the Southeast Louisiana Veterans health Care System in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dr. Burke sees patients at Family Medicine Clinic – Island West. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.