In a new multicenter study, researchers led by University of Utah surgeons report that an emerging heart failure treatment could potentially reverse structural damage to the heart, allowing it to heal itself over time. ... Read MoreSurgery
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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Nancy Murphy, MD, and Cornelia Ulrich, MS, PhD, successfully completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program, a competitive fellowship aimed at increasing the number and impact of women in academic leadership positions in the health sciences. U of U Health continues its commitment to having as many women as possible participate in this national program.... Read MorePhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation,Population Health Sciences,Pediatrics
The increase in COVID-19 cases is putting a strain on hospitals across the country, forcing hospitals to postpone elective surgeries to preserve the beds for COVID patients. Dr. John Ward, MD, Physician in the Division of Oncology at the U of U Health discusses how some elective surgeries have been postponed at the University for this reason and expresses their desire to continue to help as many people as possible while still maintaining the utmost caution. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Program Nationally Recognized for Setting American Indian Students on Career Paths in Science and Medicine
A University of Utah Health Department of Pediatrics program that supports academic, career, and personal development of American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) undergraduates from across the country has received recognition from the National Indian Health Board. ... Read MorePediatrics
Hospitalizations of Utahns with COVID-19 are at the highest levels our state has seen since the pandemic began. Accordingly, the Governor announced new guidelines, primarily focused on masking and gathering behaviors. A statewide two-week “circuit breaker” is in place through October 29, 2020 to help us slow the spread of this aggressive virus. View and share this week’s video update here.... Read More
As Utah experiences its highest daily numbers of people infected with coronavirus and of patients with COVID-19 being hospitalized, critical steps must be taken to reverse our current trajectories. Governor Gary Herbert announced new guidelines including facemask requirements and limits on gatherings based on transmission rates in each county.... Read More