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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 14, 2021

Forward Together to the Progress We Seek

Advancing Brain Treatment

For Mr. and Mrs. Skokos, making Dallas their home meant making the city a part of their mission to give back. They continue to do so today through their support and advocacy of Southwestern Medical Foundation and other organizations dear to them.


October 8, 2021

Celebrating the Life of Louise Eiseman

Community

Louise Rose Freedman Eiseman will be remembered as a loving mother and wife, trailblazer, entrepreneur, and a tireless community volunteer who was dedicated to the Dallas community through her involvement in many civic, cultural, and educational organizations.


October 1, 2021

Learn More: Charitable Bequests

Planned Giving

A charitable bequest is a gift left to charity when someone passes away. A bequest is one of the easiest ways to leave a legacy and support the causes you care about. You can leave a bequest by making a promise in your will, living trust, or codicil.


October 1, 2021

A Message from our CEO

Planned Giving

Read a special fall message from our President and CEO, Kathleen M. Gibson.


October 1, 2021

Planning Matters Fall 2021

Planned Giving

We are pleased to share with you a new issue of Planning Matters, a bi-annual communication by Southwestern Medical Foundation and UT Southwestern Medical Center which serves to highlight the benefits and lasting impact of planning giving alongside inspirational stories of legacy-building and love for community.


September 9, 2021

Giving Back

Advancing Brain Treatment

Alan and Joan (Joni) Walne are proud to give back through their Fund at Southwestern Medical Medical Foundation, which supports advances in Alzheimer’s research and treatment at UT Southwestern Medical Center.


September 9, 2021

20 Years Later, The Heroes and Sacrifices Live On

Community

We witness, encourage, and support the service of today’s health care heroes in action, as they innovate solutions for our most pressing medical challenges, and we remember – always – the sacrifices made by so many when our world was forever changed on September 11, 2001.


September 1, 2021

2021 Schweitzer Fellows: Equipping Students with Resiliency

Advancing Public Health

Community service and giving back has always been a key component of Kerry Arrington's life. As an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, she is drawing on her passion for education to create a tutoring program with a social-emotional learning component at Fred F. Florence Middle School.


August 25, 2021

Complimentary Charitable Bequest Booklet

Planned Giving

Learn more about charitable bequests by requesting your free booklet today.


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August 25, 2021

Lasting Impact: Birsner Bequest Supports Prominence in Neurological Surgery

Philanthropy

When UT Southwestern alumnus Dr. Harvey Birsner established the Harvey A. Birsner 2005 Trust benefiting Southwestern Medical Foundation, he created long-lasting benefits to UT Southwestern Medical Center for future generations.


August 17, 2021

2021 Schweitzer Fellows: Improving Hypertension Management

Advancing Public Health

As an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, Shivani Raman aims to make treatment and care for hypertension more accessible. She is designing and implementing a self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) program for patients diagnosed with hypertension at the North Dallas Shared Ministries (NDSM) free clinic to promote improved hypertension management and patient empowerment.


August 9, 2021

Remembering Dr. Jean Wilson

Community

Dr. Jean Wilson, an internationally recognized endocrinologist and Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, died June 13. He was 88. Dr. Wilson held the Charles Cameron Sprague Distinguished Chair of Biomedical Research at UT Southwestern, where his laboratory research lasted six decades. His significant scientific discoveries led to profound insights into the mechanisms underlying sexual differentiation and to now widely used treatments for prostate disease.


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Read the Latest Edition of Perspectives Magazine

Our 2019 edition features the world-changing gene-editing technology of CRISPR and its revolutionary impact on humanity. With voices from thought leaders, scientists, and researchers around the world, this edition opens up a profound discussion around the history and ethics of gene editing.

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