- 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 UT Southwestern Medical Center’s scientific advances to the bedside – focusing on quality, safety, and service
The story of UT Southwestern Medical Center is one of commitment to excellence, dedication to discovery, and service to the community. It’s also a story of phenomenal growth, fueled by exceptional people with an extraordinary vision: to establish an academic medical center second to none.
Since its formation in 1943, Southwestern Medical School has grown from a small wartime medical college into UT Southwestern Medical Center, a multifaceted academic institution nationally recognized for its excellence in educating physicians, biomedical scientists, and health care personnel.