Joel Baskin, M.D.

Joel Baskin, M.D.

  • Psychiatry
  • Integrated Care
  • Medical Education


Joel Baskin, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in integrated care and medical education.

Dr. Baskin earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He completed his residency in adult psychiatry at UT Southwestern, where he served as Chief Resident his senior year.

Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2009.

Dr. Baskin is a staff psychiatrist at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and serves on the Consult-Liaison Psychiatrist Fellowship Education Committee and the Clinical Competence Committee.

He also serves as the Assistant Chief of Psychiatry and is the former Medical Director of the Primary Care-Mental Health Integration Team at the Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center. In addition, he serves on several committees in the North Texas Veterans Affairs Health Care System, including the Stepped Care for Opioid Use, Train the Trainer Team, the Patient Aligned Care Team Steering Committee, and the Psychotropic Drug Safety Initiative.

Dr. Baskin is a frequent local and national lecturer in his areas of expertise.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. Baskin enjoys taking photographs and smoking meats.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - University of Tennessee College of Medicine (1999-2005)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2006-2009), Psychiatry
  • Internship - University of Tennessee College of Medicine (2005-2006), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians
Honors & Awards
  • Andresen Award, Best Post Graduate Year 3 Case Report 2008, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Clinical Focus

  • Integrated Care
  • Medical Education

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