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 an MD degree, physician assistant training, residency, 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.

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Latest News

Seeking Joy In Medicine
Clinical, Health Care Transformation, Education
Aug 17, 2018

Seeking Joy In Medicine

Incoming medical students are urged to have a plan for taking ownership of their own health and well-being.... Read More

Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks Decreases Need for Cesarean Section
Aug 08, 2018

Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks Decreases Need for Cesarean Section

research news, lobor, birth

Inducing labor in healthy women at 39 weeks into their pregnancy reduces the need for cesarean section and is at least as safe for mother and baby as waiting for spontaneous labor. Choosing to induce could also reduce the risk that mothers will develop preeclampsia and that newborns will need respiratory support after delivery, according to a study publishing online in the New England Journal of Medicine.... Read More

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lessons from Flies: Genetic Diversity Impacts Disease Severity
Aug 06, 2018

Lessons from Flies: Genetic Diversity Impacts Disease Severity

research news

New research offers clues as to why some diseases are highly variable between individuals. The phenomenon is apparent in retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that causes the light-sensing cells in the eye to degenerate. By analyzing thousands of flies, scientists at University of Utah Health found that variation in a background gene, called Baldspot, can make a difference in severity of the disease.... Read More

Human Genetics

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