Encouraging breastfeeding could reduce lifelong risk of obesity, diabetes in Navajo children.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine,Pediatrics
Welcome to the University of Utah School of Medicine
June 9, 2021 - University of Utah Announces 'Landmark' $110 Million Gift from Eccles Foundations for School of Medicine. Learn more here or watch the recording below.
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.
Interested in learning more? Browse our student's page for information on our range of programs, eligibility, and how to apply.
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The Driving Out Diabetes Initiative (DODI) is beginning its fourth year of helping Utah families better manage diabetes or lower the risk of developing it. Innovative programs have reached more than 128,000 people. While keeping people who live with diabetes safe and healthy, DODI supports research to end the chronic metabolic disease which has no cure. ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences
The COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists (FRCS) competition has awarded University of Utah Health a two-year, $500,000 grant to help retain 10 early-career scientists ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences,Internal Medicine
Nels Elde, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Genetics, has been recognized for his innovative investigations into the molecular mechanisms that drive evolution. He delivered the 2021 H.A. and Edna Benning Medical Society Lecture. Recently, he was named a 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, and last year he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, popularly known as a “genius grant,” for his genetics research. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics
The opening of the South Jordan VA Clinic marks an exciting new chapter in the 75-year partnership between U of U Health and the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System. The clinic is making it easier for more veterans to receive the comprehensive care they need closer to home. Dayle Benson, DHA, and Derek Sakata, MD, share highlights from the clinic's first year in operation. ... Read More
We are seeing signs of increasing transmission of coronavirus in Utah. These higher rates are translating to a higher reproductive number, positivity rates, and hospitalizations—seeing about 40 new patients enter Utah hospitals in the last few days. With the recent FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children above the age of five, more people now have the opportunity to help us reduce the risk of infection and serious illness. ... Read More