Overview

1st–4th Year Medical Student Requirements & Education

Throughout your education here at University of Utah School of Medicine, we provide several resources to support you. From wellness consults and services to activities and information for visiting students, you will be able to find any resources you need here.

Please let us know if there is anything you need.

Med Student Mentor

Med Student Mentor: Standing Out in a Residency Interview

Residency interview season is here, and you’re probably getting nervous about an interview you’ve secured. How do you make yourself stand out from other applicants and put your best face forward? We interviewed Dr. Caroline Milne, the residency program director for internal medicine at the ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Beyond the Diagnosis—Implementing Fine Arts in Medical Education

Film presentations and art projects are usually not what you would expect to find at a medical school. But Dr. Gretchen Case from the University of Utah School of Medicine says this is a new and creative way of teaching the fundamentals of medicine that all medical students need to become a ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Tips for Nailing the PA School Interview

You’re excited you’ve advanced to the interview round for physician assistant school, but then the weight and pressure of that interview come crashing down. Doris Dalton is the director of admissions at the University of Utah’s PA program—one of the top PA schools in the country. In this ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Considering an MD-PhD? Get the Inside Scoop from Someone Who Just Got One

Med Student Mentor, Andrew Meschter, talks to Ryan Craig MD-PhD about the program, what it’s like, his experiences, and the advantages of the dual degree. He also gets some tips for someone considering becoming a research scientist. ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Learning Spanish for Medical Practice

Many people take language classes at some point in their life, but there’s a big difference between passing required language tests and being proficient in a language in a working environment. Dr. David Gontrum is a physician who speaks Spanish every day in his clinic. In this podcast, he talks ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: Working With Hispanic Patients

As populations of immigrants in the United States grow, it’s important to not only understand differences in cultural practices, but also be willing to accept them as a physician. Dr. David Gontrum has spent many years working with Hispanic patients. He shares some lessons he’s learned over the ... Read More

Med Student Mentor: What is PA School Really Like?

Getting into physician assistant school is an impressive feat itself, but what’s it like once you’re in? We spoke to two students at the University of Utah Physician Assistant program about how tough PA school really is. They give some sound adbvce for staying focused on the coursework and the ... Read More

Upcoming Events

View Calendar