Sarah Baker, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 01/02/2022

Sarah E. Baker, M.D., M.A. serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  Dr. Baker holds a B.A. in History from Rice University, as well as an M.A. in Medical Humanities and an M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).  Her graduate studies focused on the cultivation of empathy during medical training.  At UTMB, Dr. Baker received the Hamilton Ford Award for Psychiatry.  She completed her general psychiatry residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  During her residency, she was the recipient of the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry Fellowship, the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law’s Rappeport Fellowship, and the Association for Academic Psychiatry Fellowship Award, along with the Residency Education Committee Award for Excellence and the Outstanding Resident Contribution to Medical Student Education Award at UTSW.  Dr. Baker completed her forensic psychiatry fellowship at Yale School of Medicine.


Dr. Baker serves as an outpatient psychiatrist in the Parkland Behavioral Health Center.  She also accepts forensic psychiatry casework and is affiliated with the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute.  She serves as the Associate Psychiatry Clerkship Director at UTSW and received the Faculty Medical Student Education award for the Psychiatry Department in 2021.  Dr. Baker’s academic interests include forensic psychiatry, community psychiatry, advocacy, and medical education.  She is board certified in psychiatry and in forensic psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.​​