Requesting Your Record

UT Southwestern Medical Center provides release of information services for patients who request medical records from UT Southwestern’s hospitals or clinics.

Patient medical records are available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in adherence with all state and federal regulations for the release of information.

How to Request Your Record

Patients who want to obtain a complete copy of their medical records must complete an Authorization to Disclose Protected Health Information (en Español)  form (PDF opens in a new window). Patients may also contact Medical Records and one will be mailed.

When writing, be sure to include “Request for Release of Information” on the envelope. Complete and sign the form, then mail or bring in the original copy. 

We also accept requests via email. You may send your request for release of information to

Obtaining the Records of Incapacitated or Deceased Persons

To obtain medical records for incapacitated or deceased patients, please bring or attach a copy of the patient’s Medical Power of Attorney (PDF)
(en Español) (PDF).