UT Southwestern ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Its faculty members – who are responsible for a broad array of groundbreaking biomedical research advances – are respected for their dedication to teaching. UT Southwestern’s physicians provide patients with the highest quality of care throughout the medical center’s outpatient clinics and affiliated hospitals.
The medical center includes three degree-granting institutions: UT Southwestern Medical School, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and UT Southwestern School of Health Professions.
- The schools train nearly 4,400 medical, graduate and allied health students, residents and postdoctoral fellows each year.
- Ongoing support from federal agencies, along with foundations,
individuals and corporations provide nearly $406 million per year to fund about 3,500 research projects.
- Faculty and residents provide care to almost 100,000 hospitalized patients and oversee nearly 1.9 million outpatient visits
- UT Southwestern has approximately 11,000 employees and an operating budget of more than $1.42 billion.
- In the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Hospitals 2010-2011 guide, UT Southwestern is nationally ranked in six specialty-care areas, the highest ranking health care provider in North Texas. The medical center was ranked in the specialties of urology, diabetes/endocrinology, gynecology, kidney disorders, neurology and neurosurgery, and ear, nose and throat.