Work/Life Resources

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to excellence and recognizes the importance of staff and employees balancing the ever-increasing demands of work and family life. Through the Office of Women's Careers, information is available on child care and day care services available to students, faculty, fellows, and staff.

For more information on specific needs, please choose from the menu below.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program is a confidential short-term counseling service to help employees resolve problems that may affect their personal life or work performance.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

In compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (the "FMLA"), all employees of UT Southwestern are eligible for up to 12 weeks of family and medical leave during a twelve-month period for certain family reasons, provided they have been employed for 12 months by the State of Texas, and have worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12-month period immediately preceding the commencement of leave.

Texas State Parental Leave

UT Southwestern allows up to 12 weeks of unpaid Parental Leave for eligible employees who are ineligible for family and medical leave coverage for either the birth of a natural child or for the adoption or foster care placement of children under three years of age, as provided for by state law.

Dependent Care Resources

The Office of Women’s Careers provides this list for informational purposes only. We are not associated with any of the organizations listed below