Aerial photograph of The Dallas Texas Southwestern Medical District area.

The Southwestern Medical District delivers renowned health care in partnership with innovative, world-class research and education.

The District

The Southwestern Medical District is located northwest of downtown Dallas between Interstate 35E and the Dallas North Tollway, bordered by West Mockingbird Lane, Medical District Drive, Stemmons Freeway (I-35E), and Maple Avenue.

More than just a collection of medical facilities, this 1,000+ acre area interconnects medical providers, researchers, and scholars to deliver renowned health care, innovative and cutting-edge research, and nationally ranked biomedical education.

Map of Southwestern Medical District marked areas for UT Southwestern, Parkland, Children's, UT Dallas, TWU, HHSC

Total

793

Licensed Beds

882

Licensed Beds

490

Licensed Beds

2,165

Licensed Beds

23,500+

Employees

13,394

Employees

5,284

Employees

42,178+

Employees

25,444

Patients Admitted

59,613

Patients Admitted

25,505

Patients Admitted

110,562

Patients Admitted

1,582,365

Visits to Clinics & ER

1,398,315

Visits to Clinics & ER

351,621

Visits to Clinics & ER

3,332,301

Visits to Clinics & ER

3,791

Students, Residents, and Fellows

3,791

Students, Residents, and Fellows

The numbers listed in the above chart are numbers reflecting the Medical District and not the whole system for each institution.

Licensed Beds
Employees
Patients Admitted
Visits to Clinics and ER
Students, Residents, and Fellows

793

882

490

Total

2,167

21,500

13,096

4,103

Total

38,699

25,444

66,820

169,054

Total

261,318

1,582,365

558,830

104,078

Total

2,245,273

3,791

Total

3,791

More than 40% of doctors practicing in Dallas earned a degree from UT Southwestern and completed some or all
of their training at Parkland Memorial Hospital or Children’s Medical Center Dallas.

Our Institutions

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Parkland Health
Children’s Health

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Parkland Health

Children’s Health

UT Southwestern Medical Center

  • Nationally recognized academic medical center that combines biomedical education, patient care, and research
    • Four degree-granting institutions: UT Southwestern Medical School, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UT Southwestern School of Health Professions, and UT Southwestern School of Public Health
    • More than 65 specialty clinics and the No. 1 hospital in Texas
    • 500+ basic science and translational research labs on the Dallas campus
  • Faculty includes six Nobel Prize winners (four on the current staff), 26 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 21 members of the National Academy of Medicine, and 13 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators.

Parkland Health

  • Parkland Memorial Hospital, part of Parkland Health, is Dallas County’s only public hospital and one of the country’s largest.
  • Primary teaching hospital for UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Averages more than 1 million outpatient visits annually and delivers almost 13,000 babies each year.

Children’s Health

  • Children’s Medical Center Dallas is the pediatric teaching hospital for UT Southwestern Medical School.
  • The only pediatric Level I Trauma Center in North Texas and a 47-bed, Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • 50+ pediatric specialty and subspecialty programs
    • Pioneering research and breakthroughs in pediatric cancer, heart and liver disease, organ transplantation, cerebrovascular disease, regenerative medicine, and metabolic disease
  • Provides $28.2 million in charity care annually.

6

Nobel Prize Winners

26

National Academy of Sciences

17

National Academy of Medicine Members

15

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Majors