After a period of consistent decline, we are experiencing a steady increase in coronavirus cases in Utah. These new cases are translating into new hospitalizations. Recent transmission rates, which measure how many people get infected by a coronavirus positive person, have risen to rates similar to those we saw earlier in the pandemic. The vast majority of these upward trends are among unvaccinated individuals across our state. Please encourage everyone you know who have not yet been vaccinated, to do so. ... Read More
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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People who receive mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are up to 91 percent less likely to develop the disease than those who are unvaccinated, according to a new nationwide study ... Read More
Discovery provides researchers with a more complete picture of what is going wrong in ALS and what might be done to mitigate it. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics
University of Utah Health Announces Launch of New Center for Health Ethics, Arts, and Humanities (CHeEtAH)
University of Utah Health and the University of Utah announce the establishment of the Center for Health Ethics, Arts, and Humanities (CHeEtAH). The new center marks an exciting expansion of a 30-year-old program in medical ethics and humanities in the U of U School of Medicine.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
After an extensive national search, Lee Dibble, P.T., Ph.D., A.T.C., FAPTA has been named chair of University of Utah’s Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training in the College of Health, effective July 1, 2021.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine,Orthopaedics
Since the School of Medicine organized a core group of medical education faculty in 2018, there has been a wonderful evolution among this highly-engaged community of educators. This month's virtual Core Educator Retreat was an opportunity to explore a broad range of topics aimed at improving the educational experience for students and faculty, recognize achievements, and reflect on our new vision for medical education. ... Read MorePediatrics,Internal Medicine