Rachel Hess, MD, MS, Louisa A. Stark, PhD, and Martin Tristani-Firouzi, MD, join U of U Health's prestigious H.A. and Edna Benning Medical Society in recognition of their demonstrated commitment to excellence in patient care, education, research, service, and collaboration. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics,Population Health Sciences,Pediatrics,Internal 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.
We are finally seeing encouraging signs at the national level and a prolonged plateau in Utah of manageable levels of coronavirus. Our University Hospital realized a slight increase in COVID patients this week, but other hospitals across the state did not. We continue to encourage everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated and help us all bring this pandemic to a close. ... Read More
The last year challenged us in ways we could never have imagined. We experienced a cascade of collective trauma, which impacted the ways we do our work and live our lives. We simultaneously experienced deep losses and meaningful gains. As we move forward, we are committed to an active, systemwide approach to address the needs of our employees consisting of three phases: recognize, recover, and rebuild.... Read MorePsychiatry
Eleven new fellows have been inducted into the Academy of Health Science Educators, a community committed to excellence and value in health sciences education. Academy fellows are recognized as outstanding teachers in their field who advocate for exceptional education in their departments, colleges, and University of Utah Health at large. The academy is dedicated to advancing the science of education. ... Read MorePediatrics,Family and Preventive Medicine
Utah is currently experiencing a stable period in the pandemic with cases flat and hospitalizations slightly increasing. In large part, this stability can be attributed to the many state partners who continue to work effectively to vaccinate Utahns statewide. Although only 54 percent of eligible (16+ years old) Utahns have been vaccinated, demand for vaccinations have decreased. Vaccinations continue to be the safest and most reliable way for us to protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19.... Read More
Chairs of the 13 basic science departments at University of Utah Health have selected and summarized the top 52 discoveries from the past five years. Now available for view, the Discovery and Innovation Digital Collection celebrates how we are carrying on a tradition of field-changing discoveries and high-impact innovation. ... Read MoreBiochemistry