• Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

    John Dewey

  • Our Department has a long history of excellence in patient care, key contributions to anesthesia research, and outstanding resident training. This Department is unique as the DFW area is the largest metropolitan area in the country with only one residency training program. This environment allows our residents to benefit from a wide and rich variety of surgical cases that is difficult to match anywhere in the nation.

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  • Outstanding Resident Award

    The Outstanding Resident of the Year Award recognizes and honors one of our residents whose combination of clinical promise, leadership, dedication and commitment to patient-centered care, separate them from others.[...]

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    Resident Award for Outstanding Medical Student Teaching

    This award is given out annually to a resident who is seen as being a great teacher, mentor and example for our UTSW/visiting medical students. The students themselves select this individual by popular vote. Le [...]

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    Outstanding Research Award

    The Outstanding Research Award recognizes both faculty and residents that exemplify excellence in research over the past year with submissions to conferences, publications, abstracts etc. Such exemplary efforts[...]

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  • History & Awards

    The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management was officially formed in 1955 under the direction of Dr. Jenkins. Currently under the direction of Dr. Charles Whitten, the Department has certainly changed over the [...]

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    The Dennis F. Landers M.D., Ph.D. Teaching Award

    The Dennis F. Landers M.D., Ph.D. Teaching Award is presented on behalf of the residents in recognition of the faculty member who has four or less years of experience in practice with UT Southwestern, Department of [...]

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    Faculty of the Year

    Typically given to the Faculty member who displays the values and principals our department holds high, including scholarly contributions, advancements in research, investment in residents, etc.John Alexander, [...]

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