As we continue taking steps to realize our full potential as an anti-racist institution, efforts to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion are playing a central role in 2021-2025 strategic planning. José Rodríguez, MD, highlights our progress to date and explains what we're doing to make EDI part of our everyday discussions and actions. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Office of Academic Affairs & Faculty Development
The Office of Academic Affairs & Faculty Development appoints, promotes, and provides professional development opportunities for faculty. We serve as a central resource for the Health Sciences by providing guidance, resources, and training to enhance the success of individual faculty. We also strive to strengthen cohesion and collaboration among all colleges, schools, and departments.
The Utah Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (UHIMSS) brought health professionals together from around the state to share ideas on improving information technology through advocacy, collaboration, and education to promote quality patient care. Michael Good, MD, and Maia Hightower, MD, MPH, MBA, were featured speakers. ... Read More
After several weeks of decline, coronavirus cases in Utah are plateaued. The number of Utahns in our hospitals statewide—including in our ICU’s—remains very high. Additionally, the number of people in our state getting their 1st dose of a vaccine has dropped precipitously in the past several weeks. This is a worrisome trend for our state given the Utah Department of Health’s data indicates that unvaccinated citizens have an 8x increased risk of hospitalization and a 10x risk of dying from COVID-19.... Read More
CEO Dan Lundergan oversees five hospitals and 12 community clinics as well as nearly 14,000 employees who work in the clinical system. Strong relationships, teamwork, and trust are the core principles that have guided him throughout his storied career at the U. He plans to keep leading with those priorities at the forefront.... Read More
We want to express sincere thanks and gratitude to every U of U Health employee for all they do to make this such an incredible place to work, learn, train, and heal. More than ever before, keeping teams strong and intact is vital to our mission. We are taking steps to sustain and reinvigorate our invaluable workforce, now and into the future.... Read More
For half a century, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library has set the pace in health sciences information. Made possible by a generous gift from the Eccles family, the library continues to power health sciences education, research, and clinical care for the University of Utah and our community. It is a dynamic hub where information and innovation intersect, providing its content and services at no charge to anyone who needs or wants it.... Read More