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 2012)

  • Medical School 947
  • Graduate School 639
  • Health Professions 327
  • Clinical Residents 1561
  • Postdoctoral Fellows 1140

Faculty (as of Fall 2012)

  • Full–Time 2076
  • Part–Time 647
  • Volunteer 1390

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Research Facts

  • About 3500 projects funded by support from federal agencies, foundations, individuals, and corporations.

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

  • Annual research expenditures have grown from $46.7 million in 1985 to $418 million in 2011-12.

Research Funding

More than 400 million dollars a year

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