College Namesakes: Charles C. Sprague, M.D.

During his tenure as the first President of UT Southwestern, Dr. Charles Sprague oversaw the growth of a small but promising medical school into a vibrant and comprehensive medical and life sciences center.

Perspectives: Crystal Silva

Crystal Silva learned to treat the person, not just his or her condition. Learn what Silva values from her training to become a physician assistant.

Perspectives: Carlos Arteaga, M.D.

One person dying from cancer is one too many for Dr. Carlos Arteaga. Find out why he’s optimistic that the time for breakthrough to a cure is now.

College Namesakes: Jack A. Pritchard, M.D.

Dr. Jack Pritchard brought basic science to patient care and forever changed how women’s health care was practiced. In 1955, he came to UT Southwestern Medical Center and became the youngest chair of an Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in the nation.

Perspectives: Annie, Patient

Annie has learned that if she works hard enough, she can accomplish anything she sets her mind to do. Let her inspire you.

College Namesakes: Edward H. Cary, M.D.

In 1943, Dr. Edward Cary, empowered by Karl Hoblitzelle and other civic leaders, established Southwestern Medical College, the 68th medical school in the United States. Dr. Cary’s sheer determination that Dallas should have a top-tier medical school made UT Southwestern Medical Center possible.