Message From Leadership

Thank you for your interest in the University of Utah School of Medicine. From our website you can access information that will be helpful as you investigate where you would like to pursue your medical education, basic science degree program or academic career.

The School of Medicine houses 16 clinical departments and 6 basic science departments. The faculty and staff in each of these departments are dedicated to fulfilling all of the school's missions. Outstanding clinicians, scientists, and educators work together to provide the highest quality medical education in a stimulating, enriching, and enjoyable environment.

Our curriculum is solid and forward-looking, replicating the environment physicians will face in practice, and our physical plant is growing rapidly, with a substantial number of building projects either under way or on the drawing board.

The Dean's Office is committed to the success of each of our students. The support services provided by the office are detailed on this website and can be reached by selecting the appropriate link. You can also link to information about individual departments and resources.

I invite you to acquaint yourself with all the University of Utah School of Medicine has to offer, and encourage you to contact me with any questions you may have.

Thank you for your interest in The University of Utah School of Medicine.


Dr. Vivian Lee

Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD
Senior VP for Health Sciences;
Dean, School of Medicine;
CEO, University of Utah Health Care

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