Researchers at University of Utah Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have identified brain circuitry differences that might be associated with suicidal behavior in individuals with mood disorders. ... Read MorePsychiatry
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, 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.
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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An editorial by Dr. James Fang, professor and chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, was recently featured in the New England Journal of Medicine. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
The ACS Strong for Surgery program: Changing clinician and system behavior to optimize health before surgery
Health care systems around the world are struggling with rising costs and variations in the delivery of quality care. Medical care often is administered without sufficient evidence-based protocols, with U.S. patients receiving only about half of the preventive, acute, and chronic care recommended by current research and evidence-based guidelines.... Read MoreSurgery
While maintaining a reputation for high-quality care, U of U Health is also focused on the experience of those working in health care. ... Read More
U of U Health neuroscientist Jason Shepherd, Ph.D., has received the National Institutes of Health Director’s Transformative Research Award to promote approaches to research that could create or challenge existing paradigms.... Read MoreNeurobiology and Anatomy
Darrell Kirch, MD, encourages future medical leaders to bring their best selves to clinical work and teamwork. Approximately 75 medical students, residents, faculty, and staff packed the Alumni Hall at the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) for a lunchtime question and answer session with special guest Darrell G. Kirch, MD, President Emeritus, Association of American Medical Colleges.... Read More