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Residency Frequently Asked Questions

Why train at UT Southwestern? 
What is unique about our department? 
What are the emergency departments like at Parkland Hospital and Children’s Medical Center Dallas? 
What type of resident does well in our program? 
What are the specific roles of the different classes of residents in the emergency department? 
What is the emergency department shift structure for residents at Parkland? 
How is the pediatric training experience structured? 
Are pre-hospital training opportunities available during residency? 
What teaching opportunities are available for residents? 
What research opportunities are available? 
Do the residents get to evaluate the faculty and rotations? 
What about compensation and benefits? 
Is ultrasound used in the emergency department? 
What about socializing outside the emergency department?