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Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine

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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 over 1,000 physicians and researchers, and 23 science departments, we are able to offer: 

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 2024

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Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships

The value of LICs

Why Student-Led Clinics are Good for Everyone

Who benefits?

MD students and Ultrasound

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Upcoming Events

Monday
June 17, 2024

2024 ASCENT Research Training Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Justice

The ASCENT Research Training Program in SRHRJ is offering a 10-week summer intensive training program for a ...

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Tuesday
June 18, 2024

Geriatrics Journal Club

Geriatrics Journal Club; “Journal Club: An Update in the Geriatrics Literature, JAGS-April 2024, Vol.72...

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Tuesday
June 18, 2024

CANCELLED - Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality (M&M)

Resident-led Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) lecture. The intent of M&M is to analyze ...

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Tuesday
June 18, 2024

Biochemistry Seminar Series - Goutham Narla

Please join us for the Biochemistry Seminar Series on Tuesday, June 18th!  This lecture will be given by ...

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Wednesday
June 19, 2024

Rheumatology Conference

8:00am - 8:45am   "Dermatomyositis" presented by Dr. Jennie Clark, 8:45am - 9:30am&#160...

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Wednesday
June 19, 2024

2024 ASCENT Research Training Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Justice

The ASCENT Research Training Program in SRHRJ is offering a 10-week summer intensive training program for a ...

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Mission Statement

The Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine Class of 2027 poses for a photo at the 2023 White Coat Ceremony outside Kingsburry Hall
Class of 2027 at White Coat Ceremony

The Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at the University of Utah serves all people and communities of Utah and the Mountain West by intentionally supporting and improving individual and community health outcomes and quality of life. This is achieved through excellence in equitable patient care, education, and research by:

  • Purposefully educating scientists and health care professionals to ensure compassionate, equitable, patient-centered care to all, prioritizing communities of greatest need.
  • Serving rural and underserved communities by prioritizing and acting to address social determinants of health to eliminate structures and practices that lead to health disparities among all people.
  • Engaging in scholarly research to advance knowledge, innovation, well-being, and health for all people.
  • Fostering a culture of belonging, anti-racism, and anti-discrimination through strategic recruitment, retention, and recognition of efforts among students, trainees, staff, faculty, and community partners.

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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.