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Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine


Spencer Fox Eccles 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 23 clinical and basic science departments, our medical school trains the majority of Utah physicians, offering: 

We are 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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Stories from a student-led clinic

The greatest lesson medical students learn volunteering in a Midvale low-income clinic is compassion.

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Match Day 2023

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Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships

The value of LICs

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Celebrating SCoPE

6-week course prepares Class of 2027 for Mission-Driven Program

SCoPE (Skills, Community, and Professional Exploration) is a six-week intro course every new MD student will be enrolled in. The class of 2027 was the first to go through the course. Most notably, the students say the course showed them "that medical school and medicine in general is so much more than checking boxes". Here's to the next four years, class of 2027! 

Educators to Coaches: Tools for Better Medical Education

The June 2023 Core Educator Retreat centered around the importance of learner-focused, reflective coaching – to improve education experiences for both educators and students.

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Student-Led Clinics are Good for Everyone

Student-led clinics bring accessible health care to under-resourced communities while augmenting new med school students' education. That's why we're making them an integral part of the MD program.

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Med School's Most Important Day

Commencement is only the second most important day of medical school. The first is a day held on the same Friday in March, everywhere in the county: Match Day.

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Landmark gift from Eccles Foundations

The University of Utah today announced a landmark gift of $110 million for its School of Medicine from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and the Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation.

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Ultrasound on a Smartphone

This handheld probe replaces a $200,000 ultrasound device, allowing doctors to see ultrasound scans on a tablet. In 2021, we gave one to every one of our medical school students.

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Upcoming Events

February 29, 2024

GI Academic Conference

Extracellular Vesicles in Gut Health and Disease, presented by Ryan M. O'Connell, PhD.  CME ...

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March 1, 2024

Hematology Faculty Conference

Aleksander Skardal, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and member of the ...

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March 1, 2024

Palliative Care Grand Rounds

"End of Life Care in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit" presented by Dr. Claudia Delgado CME...

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March 4, 2024

Creating Community: Listening is an Act of Caring

Join us for Creating Community-Listening As An Act of Care March 4th-8th. An exciting series on LGBTQIA2S+ ...

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March 5, 2024

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

Geriatrics Grand Rounds; “Innovation in Carotid Surgery”, Presenter: ...

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March 6, 2024

International Conference on End of Life: Law, Ethics, Policy, and Practice

We invite you to join us for a thought-provoking program on a broad range of end-of-life issues. This is a ...

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Donate to the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine

This School of Medicine Alumni Association Fund is used to support medical student programming, student scholarships, and alumni outreach. It provided start-up funding for the Student Emergency Fund and the Wellness Program. It also funds special requests from the Dean of the School of Medicine, finances speakers for CME and other training, and helps cover housing costs for the Rural Utah Underserved Training Experience for students doing rotations in rural communities around the state.