Southwestern Medical Foundation is an impact-driven public charity focused on building a sustainable funding source for innovative research, best-in-class medical education, and the highest standard of treatment and care.

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Community to Impact

Christopher and Sarah Miller standing in front of the Southwestern Medical Foundation offices at Old Parkland

Christopher and Sarah Miller
of the Kozmetsky Family Foundation

Students at a Youth Aware Mental Health (YAM) program listening to an instructor.

Thanks to on-going community support, Dr. Madhukar Trivedi and his team have provided Youth Aware of Mental Health’s (YAM) five-session, hands-on program to approximately 20,000 middle and high school students across 67 schools and 5 youth organizations in North Texas.


Taking action to support better treatment of mental health in youth. Through the Kozmetsky Foundation, Southwestern Medical Foundation Trustee, Sarah Miller, along with her husband Christopher has made an incredible impact in support of mental health programs such as Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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We Fund

Medical Innovation

Sustainable funding provides the means for progress and has helped to position UT Southwestern Medical Center as a leader in understanding and solving some of the greatest health challenges of our time.

This is what progress looks like.

Researchers talking about progress in medicine


Your support funds globally-respected research, leading the way in advancing health care treatment options and tomorrow’s cures.

Funding Research
Ho Din Award Winner and Anesthesiology Resident, Cayenne Price, M.D.

Faculty and Students

Your support lifts up many outstanding faculty and students, sustaining the highest standards of excellence for medical innovation and education.

Funding Faculty and Students
Ben and Christie Dupree

Care & Prevention

Your support helps medical leaders answer the question, “What is best for the patient?”

With rapidly growing and changing health care needs, the answer to this question rarely stays the same — but you can help assure that compassionate care and quality research remain at the center of every patient program we fund.

Funding Care & Prevention

Help Create a Legacy of

Better Health

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Join us in inspiring and supporting the greatest needs of our community. Southwestern Medical Foundation's mission has never been more relevant than it is today.

Woman and girl looking at brain model