The Alliance

The Alliance for Physician Leadership is an educational partnership between The University of Texas at Dallas Jindal School of Management and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Founded in 1998, the Alliance was one of the first to offer a graduate academic program in healthcare leadership and management designed exclusively for physicians.

The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas is a dynamic research institution offering cutting-edge programs in science, technology, business and healthcare to over 28,000 students. With an enrollment of more than 9,000 students, the Naveen Jindal School of Management is the largest school of the University. Its faculty research productivity is ranked in the top 5 business schools worldwide and both its full-time and part-time MBA programs are ranked among the top 30 in North America. In addition to offering programs of study leading to the BS, MS, MBA and PhD degrees, the Jindal School of Management also offers a wide variety of executive programs geared to the specialized needs of senior executives and healthcare professionals.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world, integrating pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. Its 2700 faculty includes many distinguished members, including six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985. UT Southwestern is home to four world-class teaching hospitals and affiliated clinics. Its physicians provide medical care in 80 specialties for more than 100,000 hospitalized patients, 370,000 emergency room cases and approximately 3 million outpatient visits each year. As one of the world’s foremost research institutions, UT Southwestern annually supports over 5000 research projects totaling more than $450 million.


The Alliance MS/MBA is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the nation’s premiere accrediting organization for graduate programs in management.  Select classes are also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to offer AMA PRA Category 1™ credit.