Shortages in hospital staff, equipment, and space could force doctors in rural regions of the U.S. to begin to make rationing decisions that have been reported in Italy. Featuring Dr. Emily Spivak (Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases). ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
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- MD degrees,
- physician assistant training,
- fellowship specialty training,
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University of Utah Health researchers report that local doctors in rural areas who receive specialized training in managing artificial heart pumps and who work in conjunction with cardiovascular experts at a major medical center can care for these patients safely and effectively. This collaborative effort, known as shared care, not only eliminates the need for extensive travel but also eases the financial and emotional strains on many patients.... Read More
Researchers discover a master switch that controls many different genes involved in metabolism. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics
As COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, spreads across the globe, University of Utah scientists are stepping up to the plate to address the numerous unanswered questions emerging in its wake. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics,Internal Medicine,Biochemistry
A pair of University of Utah Health researchers involved in efforts to suppress COVID-19 participated in a live call-in show on the Salt Lake City public radio station that focused on what scientists are learning about the coronavirus.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Brooks Keeshin, MD, child psychiatrist and pediatrician specializing in trauma, advises ways to cope with the amplified stress and anxiety that can come from repeated exposure to trauma. ... Read MorePsychiatry