Awards & Accolades

UT Southwestern Medical Center, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985.

UT Southwestern Medical Center has received Magnet-designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Magnet recognition is the highest honor awarded by the ANCC, recognized nationally as the gold standard of nursing excellence. Only about 7% of hospitals in the U.S. have earned Magnet status.

For the third consecutive year, UT Southwestern has been named the No. 1 Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report. And seven of our specialties are ranked among the nation’s best.

  • #15 Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • #20 Geriatrics
  • #37 Nephrology
  • #39 Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • #45 Urology
  • #47 Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • #50 Ear, Nose & Throat

U.S. News & World Report also ranked UT Southwestern high-performing in the areas of cancer, gastroenterology and GI surgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, and pulmonology & lung surgery.

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UT Southwestern Medical Center is ranked in the top 25 institutions by The Scientist’s 2013 Best Places to Work Postdocs survey due to our recognition of postdoctoral researchers as valued members of our scientific community.

Here are just a few of the many awards and accolades we’ve received:

  • Magnet Recognition
  • Best Places to Work  Dallas Business Journal
  • Corporate Citizen Award – LaunchAbility
  • Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite Designation – American Heart Association
  • Best Places to Work Postdocs  The Scientist
  • Employer of the Year – Association for Independent Living
  • Celebration of Diversity Award Finalist – Ernst & Young and the Dallas Arboretum
  • Mother-Friendly Worksite – Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Lex Frieden Employment Award – Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities
  • Top 10 Best Organizations for Leadership Development Award  
    National Center for Healthcare Leadership
  • 2015 Pinnacle of Excellence Award for Patient Experience – Press Ganey


Contact Us

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Office of Human Resources, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9023 | Phone: 214-648-9810