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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:
- 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.
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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The excellent education and training offered at the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine (SOM) relies on families who participate in the Body Donor Program. Their generous support enables students such as Ashley Ikegami to begin their journey as physicians. Ashley describes the meaningful learning she received in the SOM anatomy lab. ... Read More
The U is conducting more than 400 research projects related to COVID-19, to study the virus from all angles—from testing and vaccine trials to its impact on vulnerable communities and rates of domestic violence, to the social, psychological, and economical strains COVID-19 has on our society. The university's vice president for research, Andrew Weyrich, PhD, explains how our campus community is working to make a difference in the lives of people around us. ... Read More
More than 70% of the U’s research funding comes from U of U Health, which has grown continuously for eight years running, reaching $428 million in FY21. ... Read More
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has awarded U of U Health funding to establish a new Utah-based Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health® as part of its national initiative to improve workplace wellness and safety through innovative collaborative work. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
U of U Health scientists have identified a molecule that slows cells’ production of alpha-synuclein, a protein that forms toxic aggregates in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease. ... Read MoreNeurology