UT Southwestern Circle of Friends

Advancing Medical Discovery and Care

One of the most rewarding ways to learn more about the research and clinical activities at UT Southwestern is to join the UT Southwestern Circle of Friends. From presentations by our award-winning faculty to tours of laboratories and clinics across disciplines, you’ll have the opportunity to get a close-up view of the cutting-edge science and medicine that make UT Southwestern so unique.

As a member, you may choose from a dynamic series of educational events to attend throughout the year. Members select number of events based on topics of interest and membership level. Annual memberships start at $1,000.

Grants funded by the Circle of Friends are a catalyst for innovation at UT Southwestern that has far-reaching impact across our community and around the world. Circle of Friends gifts fund innovative research grants awarded to promising early career clinician-scientists. This seed funding is critical to spurring new and creative approaches to solving long-standing challenges. Our health depends on it.

Through your annual membership, you can choose where to direct your support from the following:

  • Where needed most
  • Brain (from Autism to Alzheimer’s)
  • Cancer
  • Heart, Lung, and Vascular
  • Nutrition, Diabetes, and Obesity

You can join or renew your Circle of Friends membership by clicking here, for other inquiries please contact: Email or call 214-648-2344.

2022 Programs

Update: Due to the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, the January Circle of Friends event is postponed.

We continue to follow campus health guidelines and hope to resume these events next month.


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Discover some of the benefits of joining the UT Southwestern Circle of Friends by viewing our brochure.