An innovative comprehensive mentoring program, the University of Utah Vice President’s Clinical and Translational Research Scholars Program (VPCAT), is fostering successful junior faculty. 92 percent of participants received extramural funding during the two years they were in the program. Moreover, 95 percent have since remained in academic medicine, a stark contrast to the national retention rate of 50 percent. A case study on VPCAT was published in Academic Medicine, on December 8, 2015.... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah is recognized internationally for excellence in clinical care, medical education, and research. Our physicians and staff provide world-class expertise in the specialty and sub-specialties of obstetrics and gynecology.
While slowing down a woman’s biological clock remains as futile as turning back time, reproductive medicine is finding a way to peer inside the clock to gauge just how fast it is ticking. ... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology
It is a condition that affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age in the United States. However, little is known about the causes and proper diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). However, that could be changing as researchers begin to understand possible genetic links to PCOS. ... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology