Our state has seen a steady rise in both the seven-day average of daily COVID positive cases and subsequent hospitalizations. Time delays in the different measures of this pandemic—patients with positive tests, those admitted to the hospital, and unfortunate deaths—can be challenging to interpret, but we continue to watch these measures carefully, and emphasize the importance of everyone wearing face masks and face coverings. ... 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:
- 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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Study: Follow-Up Appointments for Children Hospitalized for Bronchiolitis May Not Be Needed; New Study Findings Could Guide Treatment During COVID Pandemic
A new study has found that follow-up appointments for hospitalized children treated for childhood bronchitis are often not necessary, and that switching from mandatory to “as-needed” follow-up care can save families from unnecessary medical care and expense – and may help guide treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read MorePediatrics
Pathologist June Round awarded $1M from the W.M. Keck Foundation to Expand Research on the Microbiota
June Round, associate professor in microbiology and immunology at University of Utah Health and cancer researcher at Huntsman Cancer Institute, received a $1M grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to expand research on influence of gastrointestinal health and the microbiota on a variety of disorders. ... Read MorePathology
University of Utah Health has named Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, and Hilary Coon, PhD, as the H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chairs. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine,Psychiatry
We are living through a period of increased emotional strain and mental health disruptions. Providers note an increase in reports of stress, anxiety, fear, and suicidal thoughts even among people with no prior psychiatric history. Kristin Francis, MD, provides wellness tips and behavioral techniques for actively building resilience. ... Read MorePsychiatry
Current averages indicate that more Utahns are testing positive for coronavirus every day, with about 12,000 active cases across the state. Hospitalization of COVID-19 patients continues to rise in Utah although at a lower rate than the increase in cases. Masking, handwashing, and physical distancing continue to be our best measures for slowing the spread of the virus.... Read More