A special place with an important mission
UT Southwestern Medical Center is a rare institution of international renown. For decades, UT Southwestern has been at the forefront of medical research, while also providing the highest standards of clinical care to patients and training the next generation of caregivers and scientists.
The faculty at UT Southwestern are leaders in their fields, with five Nobel laureates among them, in addition to 19 members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors attainable by an American scientist, and 18 members of the Institute of Medicine, a component of NAS. Faculty members consistently publish in the most esteemed journals and publications, and their medical advances lead to new treatments and technology in patient care and beyond.
With regards to patient care, UT Southwestern Medical Center's expertise in a wide range of disciplines is once again reflected in the annual rankings of America's Best Hospitals from U.S. News & World Report. In the latest listings, 12 UT Southwestern specialties were recognized as either nationally ranked or high performing. UT Southwestern was one of only 148 medical centers nationwide – out of nearly 4,800 hospitals across the country – that earned a national ranking in one or more specialties.
The nationally ranked specialties are:
The high-performing specialties are:
- Cardiology/heart surgery
UT Southwestern’s excellence in patient care is also evident at Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated cancer center in North Texas, and the medical center is widely recognized as a leader in neurology; heart, lung, and vascular; and transplant services.
In addition to providing exceptional patient care and advancing breakthroughs in medical science, UT Southwestern faculty are committed to educating the next generation of caregivers and scientists. The medical school is the 8th best public school in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report, and the residency and fellowship programs available are as challenging as they are sought-after.
Through its tripartite mission of research, education, and patient care, UT Southwestern is bringing the future of medicine, today. Read more.