Progress and success of Parkland Health & Hospital System was marked by Thomson 100 Top Hospitals National. In addition to joining the list of top 100 hospitals, Parkland received an award for its benefits.
Parkland is best-known as the hospital where three individuals associated with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy died. It is the only publicly supported hospital in Dallas County; funds are primarily provided by a specially designated property tax on Dallas County residents.
Parkland joined Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple as the only Texas hospitals in the "Major Teaching Hospitals" category. Parkland also received awards in 2001 and 2003.
US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Qadimi signed an agreement on July 26 to formally end the USA's military presence in the country by the end of the year