Incoming medical students are urged to have a plan for taking ownership of their own health and well-being.... Read More
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 an MD degree, physician assistant training, residency, fellowship specialty training, and degrees in public health or 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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Researchers at University of Utah Health have developed high-tech tools to uncover the genetic cause of the most difficult to diagnose cases of early childhood seizures.... Read MorePediatrics,Human Genetics
Inducing labor in healthy women at 39 weeks into their pregnancy reduces the need for cesarean section and is at least as safe for mother and baby as waiting for spontaneous labor. Choosing to induce could also reduce the risk that mothers will develop preeclampsia and that newborns will need respiratory support after delivery, according to a study publishing online in the New England Journal of Medicine.... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology
New research offers clues as to why some diseases are highly variable between individuals. The phenomenon is apparent in retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that causes the light-sensing cells in the eye to degenerate. By analyzing thousands of flies, scientists at University of Utah Health found that variation in a background gene, called Baldspot, can make a difference in severity of the disease.... Read MoreHuman Genetics
The Second Annual University of Utah Translational Hypertension Symposium assembles national experts in hypertension treatment and research. ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences,Internal Medicine
Scientists identified a gene that controls how the liver communicates with the pancreas, which offers a new approach to combat diabetes. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine