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

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
PechaKucha Night
Education
Oct 27, 2017

PechaKucha Night

A PechaKucha is a Japanese term for chitchat. Our final event for 2017 will be a first for PechaKucha Night-Salt Lake City! We're partnering with the University of Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science to feature people/organizations/projects that promote wellness through collaborations between academic research, arts, and the public.... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine

Department Chair

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

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