• Chairman History

    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 past six decades. Please enjoy profiles of each of the chairmen that have helped build the department into the strong Anesthesiology and Pain Management Department it is today.

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  • Faculty of the Year Award

    Typically given to the Faculty member who displays the values and principals our department holds high.

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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 Anesthesiology and Pain Management and who they believe has consistently demonstrated a true enthusiasm for clinical teaching both in and out of the operating room. The recipient will receive a $3,000 addition to their education fund. Presented by the residents in recognition of inspired teaching, wise counsel and dedication to the house staff.

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  • James D. Griffin, M.D. Medical Student Teaching Award

    The James D. Griffin, M.D. Medical Student Teaching Award was established to recognize Dr. Griffin's ongoing dedication and commitment to teaching medical students.

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  • Outstanding Research Award- Faculty & Resident

    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. 

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  • Resident Award for Outstanding Medical Teaching

    This award is given out annually to a resident who is seen as being a great teacher, mentor and role for our medical students. 

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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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  • MT Pepper Jenkins Outstanding Medical Student Award

    The M.T. “Pepper “ Jenkins Award is presented by the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management in recognition of the UT Southwestern Medical Student who has demonstrated exceptional clinical performance to the faculty and staff.

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  • Circle of Life Award

    Parkland Hospital's Circle of Life Award Program identifies individuals that exemplify Compassion, Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence and Stewardship while doing their everyday job. The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management is extremely proud to have so many of our faculty and residents selected with this special honor at Parkland Memorial Hospital. The recipients of this award have been selected by their peers because they represented what the Circle of Life program is all about. Take a moment to thank each of them when you see them for setting the standards of care for our patients at such a high level.

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