Perspectives: Matt Mendoza

The story of Matt Mendoza, a fourth-year graduate student, is proof that the obstacles we face do not have to define where we end up in life. Hear how UT Southwestern has immensely impacted his life and future generations of his family.

Honoring the Last of the First: Dr. Reginald Wilson

UT Southwestern salutes Dr. Reginald Wilson, the last living graduate of Southwestern Medical College’s first graduating class. Over the course of nearly 40 years, Dr. Wilson used his education and training to do everything from answering house calls to delivering more than 2,000 babies in Dayton, Texas.

Alumni Reflections: Dr. Donald Pentecost

He started off his medical career earning just $3 per office call and $5 per house visit. In this third edition of Alumni Reflections and in recognition of UT Southwestern’s 75th anniversary, Dr. Donald Pentecost looks back on his 55-year career and shares how UT Southwestern continues setting students on the path for success.

Perspectives: Misti Irvin, Breast Cancer Survivor

After a stage 2 breast cancer diagnosis at 37, Misti Irvin thought her story had come to an end. But it was UT Southwestern’s unique perspective that would ultimately give her hope. Today, she is a survivor, excited about what the future holds.

UT Southwestern Medical School

From humble beginnings to a place among the top medical schools in the nation, UT Southwestern Medical School strives to create the best clinicians and physician-scientists in the nation, professionals whose knowledge, compassion, and leadership will serve as examples of excellence both to peers and patients alike.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The advancement of medical knowledge depends on the training of intellectually stimulated, innovative scientists who will serve as the leaders of biomedical research in the future. Since the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences opened its doors, thousands of...

School of Health Professions

Physical therapy, clinical nutrition, clinical rehabilitation counseling, physician assistant studies, radiation therapy, and prosthetics-orthotics – these are the dynamic fields that UT Southwestern School of Health Professions students train in to provide...

Alumni Reflections: Drs. Lannie and Linda Hughes

In honor of UT Southwestern’s 75th anniversary this year, we share this first edition of Alumni Reflections, in which Drs. Lannie and Linda Hughes look back on their lengthy careers and share their advice and predictions for the next generation of physicians.

Alumni Reflections: Dr. Wayne Gossard

At the age of 95, Dr. Wayne Gossard is one of the oldest surviving members of the UT Southwestern Medical School Class of 1949. In this 2nd edition of Alumni Reflections and in recognition of UT Southwestern’s 75th anniversary, Dr. Gossard looks back on his lengthy career in general surgery and shares his perspective on how the Medical School is continuing its tradition of success today.