At UT Southwestern Medical School, the clinical portion of student training is conveniently close at hand. Located in the Southwestern Medical District, it is home to two UT Southwestern University Hospitals – St. Paul and Zale Lipshy – as well as Parkland Memorial Hospital and Children's Medical Center Dallas. All are used to train UT Southwestern students.
Clinical Training Hospitals
St. Paul University Hospital: A 300-bed facility, a major center for heart and lung transplantation.
Zale Lipshy University Hospital: A 152-bed specialty hospital, it is one of the world's premier neurological treatment centers.
Parkland Memorial Hospital: As Dallas County's only public hospital, this 983-bed facility has a large patient base. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Parkland among "America's Best Hospitals" for 18 consecutive years.
Children's Medical Center Dallas: A private, nonprofit institution, Children's deals exclusively with children from birth to age 18. It has more than 400 beds and houses more than 50 specialty clinics. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Children's among the top hospitals nationwide in pediatric care.
In addition, students receive clinical training at the Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, a 300-bed facility in southern Dallas. Family and Community Medicine clinical training is offered from nearly a dozen other sites throughout North Texas.
UT Southwestern's clinical training facilities and program allow students to be superbly trained and highly sought after when it's time for residency training.