Are UT Southwestern Faculty Failing to Oversee Residents?

August 2, 2010

Some University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center faculty members have been letting medical residents operate at a public hospital with less supervision and training than is standard and generally seen as necessary, The Dallas Morning News reported. While UT officials denied wrongdoing, the article cited the resignation of one faculty member in protest, and concerns expressed by other faculty members and various warnings in consultants' reports. The faculty member who quit said that the hospital had become "clinical fodder."

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