Faculty Appointment, Review, & Advancement

Robert Fujinami, PhD, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Utah Health, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Medicine, and Wyatt Rory Hume, DDS, PhD, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Education work closely with faculty members, administrative staff, and leadership across the University of Utah Health campus to facilitate faculty governance, along with the faculty appointment, review, and advancement (FARA) process. The University of Utah Health campus is home to about 4,300 faculty and 5 colleges/schools and the Eccles Library. 

Latest News

Nov 13, 2018

Risk for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Increases in Winter

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Each year, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is responsible for more than 50,000 emergency department visits1 resulting in more than 400 deaths according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Americans ages 65 and older are among the highest fatalities. In Utah, there were 224 emergency department visits and two deaths reported in 2017 for CO poisoning.... Read More

Connecting to Our Primary Purpose
Nov 12, 2018

Connecting to Our Primary Purpose

As we celebrate nine years among the nation’s Top 10 academic medical centers for quality and safety, Chief Medical Quality Officer Bob Pendleton, MD, reflects on the cultural evolution that is driving our deep commitment to improved patient care. ... Read More

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nov 08, 2018

Caring Connections Presents: "Grief and the Holidays...Bearing One Another's Burdens"

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You might say 9/11 forged Carrie Pike’s determination to provide soft and cuddly keepsakes for those who are grieving. Pike had been sewing commemorative teddy bears — “Carrie Bears,” pieced together out of the scraps of clothing and buttons and zippers left behind after people die — for a few years before the World Trade Center towers fell. But the sheer magnitude of the loss struck Pike to her core. So she decided to craft a bear for each of the first responders lost that day — 412 in all. In three months. ... Read More