Family Medicine at Wasatch Community Gardens 2017

Physician Assistant Program Stethoscope Ceremony

Public Health Graduation

Occupational & Environmental Health Graduation

Family & Preventive Medicine

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine was founded in 1970, making it one of the oldest and most established family medicine departments in the country.

Mission

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine optimizes quality of life through scholarship that advances health and wellbeing in homes, workplaces and communities.

Values

Intellectual curiosity, respectful working environment, integrity, collaboration, accountability, excellence.

Latest News

PA Student Community Engaged Evidence Based Practice Poster Session
Education
Feb 07, 2018

PA Student Community Engaged Evidence Based Practice Poster Session

The Physician Assistant Studies’ mission is to educate students to become socially conscious and be accountable physician assistants with a commitment to the underserved. In conjunction with their completion of their master’s degree, physician assistant students, in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, will be completing a student-led community engaged research project. ... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine
Special Lecture Featuring Paul Grundy, MD, MPH
Research, Education
Jan 29, 2018

Special Lecture Featuring Paul Grundy, MD, MPH

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is pleased to host Paul Grundy, MD, MPH for a special lecture entitled “Primary Care as the Foundation for Delivery Transformation” on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 11:30 AM. The lecture will be held in the Health Science Education Building (HSEB) in Alumni Hall (Room 2110). ... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine
SBIRT - Clinical Implementation Grant
Recognition
Jan 09, 2018

SBIRT - Clinical Implementation Grant

Katherine Fortenberry PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, along with Troy Madsen MD, associate professor in the School of Medicine, have been awarded a Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment, or SBIRT, Clinical Implementation Grant from the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine
Highlight of National Awards for Department Colleagues
Recognition
Nov 03, 2017

Highlight of National Awards for Department Colleagues

I wanted to highlight a few of our faculty and staff members who recently won national awards from their perspective professional organizations. It is always an honor to be present at these award receptions to see how dedicated our department is in all of the missions we support – education, research, clinical, community engagement, and diversity and inclusion. ... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine
Utah AHEC Primary Care Summit
Recognition
Nov 01, 2017

Utah AHEC Primary Care Summit

The Utah Area Health Education Centers, or Utah AHEC, held its second Annual Utah Primary Care Summit at the University of Utah’s Rice Eccles Stadium Scholarship Room on Oct. 27. The conference was held to share perspectives on the state of Utah’s primary care workforce, celebrate accomplishments from the past year, and identify priorities for the upcoming year with key primary care stakeholders in Utah.... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine

Department Chair

Kolawole Okuyemi, MD, MPH
Kolawole S. Okuyemi, MD, MPH

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