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UT Southwestern Medical Center Reviews

Updated August 15, 2018
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UT Southwestern Medical Center President Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D.
Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D.
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Pros
  • "Great benefits, lots of patients come to us for second opinions or for more rare or progressive cases" (in 109 reviews)

  • "Very collaborative environment and good benefits" (in 49 reviews)

Cons
  • "You have to pay for parking while being an employee" (in 16 reviews)

  • "The most prevalent downside to me is that there is little to no room for growth once you have a position" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Great research university!"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    World class biomedical research
    Relatively high pay as grad student or postdoc.
    Great benefits (insurance etc)

    Cons

    location - there is nothing around it. very few industry opportunity.


  2. "RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    great benefits, teaching hospital, nice environment

    Cons

    pay not competitive, have to pay for parking

  3. "Great science, great people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative scientific culture; excellent health benefits for students and postdocs

    Cons

    Wish is was a little closer to more restaurants, but that may change in upcoming years.


  4. "Fantastic research oppurtunities for postdocs"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and grow

    Cons

    Dallas is not the best city although affordable


  5. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Very nice working environment and great management.

    Cons

    Salaries are bit low as compare to market.


  6. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    This was a Great Company to work for.

    Cons

    There were no cons present.


  7. "Buyer, Procurement, contract manager, Supply Chain"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large organization, room for potential growth

    Cons

    Very political. Men tend to have a better chance for advancement.

  8. "Education coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Education Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Education Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The provided benefits and PTO accrual is pretty great

    Cons

    There seems to be a lack of consistent task management in the university.

    Advice to Management

    Organize tasks and make job duties clear.


  9. "Senior Admin. Asst."

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    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and tenure. Difficult to be fired

    Cons

    Favortism/popularity is a large element in advancement opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  10. "Preference card coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Surgical Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Surgical Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UT Southwestern Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Medical insurance and people who work there

    Cons

    Pay, management team and advance management

    Advice to Management

    Hire quality


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