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Southwestern Medical Foundation is dedicated to engaging the public in important conversations about progress in medicine and honoring the legacies of those who made these advancements possible.

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October 4, 2022

What’s Up, Doc: Introducing the 2022 DocStars at Pegasus Park

Launching Innovation

Medical Education Program honoring scholarship donors and recipients with a discussion from leading physicians and residents at UT Southwestern.


September 9, 2022

Inspiring a Higher Standard in Medical Education 2022

Awards, Events and Scholarships

Medical Education Program honoring scholarship donors and recipients with a discussion from leading physicians and residents at UT Southwestern.


Jere Thompson Jr. standing at podium.

September 1, 2022

Southwestern Medical Foundation Announces Jere Thompson, Jr., as New Chairman

In The News

Southwestern Medical Foundation has elected Jere W. Thompson, Jr., as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and named six new members to its Board during their recent annual meeting.


Nurse treating patient showing covid-19 emergency fund impact.

August 19, 2022

Inspiring a Higher Standard in Public Health: COVID-19 Emergency Fund Impact

Advancing Public Health

The COVID-19 Emergency Fund provided essential resources to our health care workers through the direct action of our community.


photo of a young medical student

August 8, 2022

2022 Schweitzer Fellows: Easing the Burden of Homelessness

Advancing Public Health

The intersection between health care and service to community has always been a defining aspect of Pooja Kumar's life. Today, as an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, Pooja is working with the Patient Navigator Program (PNP) at UT Southwestern to provide homeless individuals with resources and support.


Schweitzer Impact Series Feature Image - Ruchika Mahapatra

August 4, 2022

2022 Schweitzer Fellows: Removing Barriers to Health Education

Advancing Public Health

As an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, Ruchika Mahapatra aims to remove barriers to health education. She is designing a curriculum at UT Southwestern's Paul Quinn College that provides health education workshops and individualized coaching on health care navigation, enhancing services provided by the school's clinic.