Celebrating the past.
Creating the future.

Since its beginning, UT Southwestern's pursuit of excellence has been made possible by philanthropy. Founders Day continues that tradition with a day of giving to invest in the future of this institution.

Photo collage showing UT Southwestern students in class and interacting with patients
Photo collage showing UT Southwestern students in class and interacting with patients

A new tradition

Founders Day is a new tradition starting this year. It's a chance to celebrate our achievements as one of the nation's top academic institutions and create even brighter future. We're celebrating on May 5 – the anniversary of our founding.

Photo collage showing UT Southwestern students in class and interacting with patients
Photo collage showing UT Southwestern students in class and interacting with patients

World-changing ideas have humble origins

Every remarkable story has a beginning. Ours was in 1943 when Dr. Edward H. Cary's vision for a world-class medical school and Karl Hoblitzelle's philanthropic investment began a story of excellence our students and faculty continue today.

Impact measured
in lives changed

Across our schools and graduate education programs, students experience innovative education, groundbreaking research and exemplary patient care that changes lives.

Every gift makes a difference

Now through May 10, our alumni and friends are uniting to make a difference. You can, too. Every gift counts, and each gift creates opportunities for tomorrow's leaders.