NTX Magazine Volume 2 - Page 27

The future of medicine shines bright in North Texas. As the region’s premier academic, research, and clinical care institution, UT Southwestern Medical Center contributes to both the physical and economic well-being of North Texas. With 11,000 employees, and an operating budget of nearly $1.8 billion, UT Southwestern is a major employer and economic engine. Our hospitals and clinics provide care to more than 100,000 patients and oversee nearly 2 million outpatient visits a year. Our renowned faculty, including five Nobel Laureates and many members of the National Academy of Science and Institute of Medicine, trains nearly 4,600 medical, graduate and health professions students each year. Currently, there are some 3,500 research projects underway, fueled by more than $400 million a year in external funding. Coming in 2014 is the state-of-the-art UT Southwestern William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital – a remarkable facility designed around the needs of patients and their families. Making the future of medicine in North Texas even brighter. utswmedicine.org The future of medicine, today.