most COVID-19 maps do not improve public understanding of the potential risk of contracting the disease or promote compliance with health guidelines meant to slow its spread, ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
Welcome to the University of Utah School of Medicine
The University of Utah School of Medicine combines excellence in teaching, research, and clinical expertise to train tomorrow's physicians for the rapidly changing world of medicine. With a faculty of more than 1,000 physicians and researchers and 22 clinical and basic science departments, the School of Medicine trains the majority of Utah physicians, offering:
- MD degrees,
- physician assistant training,
- fellowship specialty training,
- degrees in public health,
- degrees in medical laboratory science, and
- science and research.
The School of Medicine also is widely recognized for interdisciplinary research in the genetics of disease, cancer, biomedical informatics, infectious diseases, and other areas of leading-edge medicine.
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With holiday disruptions behind us, trends are coming more clearly into focus. Statewide, people testing positive for coronavirus are trending downward, which is good news because hospitalizations are trending up. Remember there is a several week lag between the time people test positive and when some of them are admitted to the hospital; there is another several week lag between hospitalizations and deaths. We hope to see improvements in all of these trends into next month. ... Read More
A completely reworked admissions process; a diverse class of new medical students; tremendous growth and change in the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; and an expanding effort to reach rural and underserved areas of Utah made 2020 a big year in more ways than expected.... Read More
Mark H. Rapaport, MD, a nationally recognized clinician and researcher known for his interdisciplinary approach to mental health treatment and care is the inaugural CEO of Huntsman Mental Health Institute and chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine. He shares his hopes for the institute, dedicated on January 14, 2021.... Read MorePsychiatry
During recent holiday periods, fluctuating decreases followed by rebounding increases characterize most metrics that describe the coronavirus pandemic in our county and state. The number of Utahns hospitalized with COVID-19 remains high, but slightly below peak levels seen last month. As statewide vaccination efforts continue, Gov. Cox released an executive order with a goal to vaccinate all health care providers, long-term care facility staff and residents, first responders, public and tribal health frontline workers, K-12 teachers and school staff, and adults older than 70 by the end of February. ... Read More
As members and leaders from Utah’s healthcare organizations, we believe systemic racism is a real threat to the health of our patients, our families, and our communities. Systemic racism includes a complex array of economic and resource inequalities found throughout significant parts of the U.S. society. Domestic tranquility, for everyone, is an achievable goal. ... Read More