Our Mission

  • To improve health care in our community, Texas, our nation, and the world through innovation and education.
  • To educate the next generation of leaders in patient care, biomedical science, and disease prevention.
  • To conduct high-impact, internationally recognized research.
  • To deliver patient care that brings scientific advances to the bedside — focusing on quality, safety, and service.

Facts About UT Southwestern

Enrollment (as of Fall 2014)

  • Medical School 1500
  • Graduate School 549
  • Health Professions 336
  • Clinical Residents 1000
  • Postdoctoral Fellows 1280

Faculty (as of Fall 2014)

  • Full–Time 2360
  • Part–Time 291
  • Volunteer 1335

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Research Facts

  • About 3300 projects funded by support from federal agencies, foundations, individuals, and corporations.

  • 13 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators and one early career scientist on campus.

  • Annual research expenditures have grown from $46.7 million in 1985 to $415 million in 2013-14.

Research Funding

More than 400 million dollars a year

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