UT Southwestern is an academic medical center, world renowned for its research, regarded among the best in the country for medical education and for clinical and scientific training, and nationally recognized for the quality of clinical care that its faculty provides to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals & Clinics and affiliated institutions.
The Medical Center has three degree-granting institutions: UT Southwestern Medical School, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and UT Southwestern School of Health Professions. The process has begun to establish a School of Public Health, which would become UT Southwestern’s fourth school.
The schools train nearly 3,700 medical, graduate, and health profession students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows each year.
Ongoing support from federal agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health, along with foundations, individuals, and corporations, provides almost $554.4 million per year to fund faculty research.
Faculty and residents provide care to more than 117,000 hospitalized patients, almost 360,000 emergency room cases, and oversee approximately 3 million outpatient visits annually.
UT Southwestern has approximately 18,800 employees and an operating budget of $4.1 billion.