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: 

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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Latest News

Building Diabetes Awareness
Nov 19, 2021

Building Diabetes Awareness

Community Clinics,Diabetes, driving out diabetes, wellness, underserved populations, diet and nutrition, chronic disease, health educationa

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 More

Population Health Sciences
Science Careers Are Made Here
Nov 12, 2021

Science Careers Are Made Here

nels elde, elde lab, human genetics, macarthur fellowship, howard hughes medical institute

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 More

Human Genetics
Comprehensive Care for Our Veterans
Nov 11, 2021

Comprehensive Care for Our Veterans


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

COVID-19 Update, November 9, 2021
Nov 10, 2021

COVID-19 Update, November 9, 2021

Emergency Med, coronavirus

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

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2020 Commencement Ceremony