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Southwestern Medical Foundation is a leading charitable corporation supporting advancement in medical education, medical research and medical care. The Foundation’s assets exceed $925 million, arrayed across 1,000 funds, creating a financial resource that enables continuing advances in health care to benefit the citizens of North Texas and the world beyond for years to come.

The Foundation has a deep community history that goes back to the founding vision of Dr. Edward H. Cary and the support of philanthropic, civic, and business leaders in North Texas. In 1943, the Foundation formed Southwestern Medical College, now known as UT Southwestern Medical Center, and remains its most significant philanthropic partner.

Today UT Southwestern enjoys an international reputation for discovering the basis for disease through research, applying the discoveries to the clinical care of patients, and educating the next generation of health care professionals.