Our Primary Facilities
Children's Health℠ Children’s Medical Center Dallas
Children’s Health℠ Children's Medical Center Dallas is a Level 1 pediatric trauma center and major pediatric kidney, liver, intestine, heart, and bone marrow transplant center. Children's Medical Center is staffed for 487 beds and is the primary pediatric teaching facility for UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Residents participate in the care of patients, under the supervision of experienced general and subspecialty pediatric faculty, in the intensive care unit, emergency department, primary and subspecialty inpatient hospital services, and ambulatory clinics. In addition to integral involvement on general pediatric services, the residents have the opportunity to be a part of the cardiology, pulmonology, hematology/oncology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, and nephrology inpatient services.
They may also have educational experiences in up to 50 pediatric specialty programs at Children’s Health, including those that specialize in particularly vulnerable populations such as AIDS-Related Medical Services (ARMS), Referral and Evaluation of At-Risk Children (REACH) clinic, Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence, and Thrive, a clinic for low birth weight children.
In these areas, residents have an opportunity to play an active role caring for patients from a variety of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. Residents are able to utilize a vast array of ancillary and multidisciplinary services, including social work, clinical nutrition, child life, care coordination, school services, the Medical-Legal partnership (MLP), lactation consultation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, injury prevention, and pastoral care.
Parkland Health & Hospital System
Parkland Memorial Hospital is the primary teaching hospital for the Internal Medicine Residency Program with approximately 60 percent of the training occurring in this health care system. The patient population is diverse and generally socioeconomically disadvantaged with a high proportion of minority populations (Hispanic, African Americans, and Asians).
Teaching teams include numerous internal medicine teams, four MICU teams, four cardiology teams, and one hematology/oncology team. There are ambulatory and inpatient consultation rotations available in a wide array of specialties, including rheumatology, endocrinology, infectious disease, pulmonology, cardiology, gastroenterology, liver diseases, general medicine, oncology, hematology, nephrology, palliative care, geriatric care, and neurology.
Electives are available in various other disciplines, including global health and outpatient urban health including clinics dedicated to HIV care. Residents are also integrated in the hospitals quality and safety activities.
William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, a tertiary referral center for patients with complex disorders, opened in December 2014 in a newly constructed state-of-the-art facility. Teaching services include two general medicine ward teams, an ACE (acute care of the elderly unit) team, four MICU teams, four cardiology teams, four advanced heart failure teams, one pulmonary team (cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, lung transplant), one GI/Liver team (IBD, Liver transplant), and one hematology/oncology team.