Faculty Appointment, Review, & Advancement

Robert Fujinami, PhD, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Utah Health, Vice 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. 

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COVID-19 Update, January 18, 2022
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Jan 19, 2022

COVID-19 Update, January 18, 2022

Emergency Med, coronavirus

Current numbers of coronavirus cases appear to indicate the Omicron surge may be peaking both locally and nationally. However, we need to continue to watch trends for the next several days to account for decreased testing and reporting over the holiday weekend. A significant rise in hospitalization continues for patients in Utah who are admitted both for and with an Omicron infection. New data visualizations by U of U Health’s Erin Clouse suggest that Utah may soon see a drop in cases, as other states have seen after a 21-day surge. ... Read More

COVID-19 Update, January 11, 2022
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Jan 12, 2022

COVID-19 Update, January 11, 2022

Emergency Med, coronavirus

Omicron has quickly spread across the entire country with a seven-day average of more than 750,000 cases per day. In Utah, we are approaching an average of 8,000 per day. We are seeing quickly increasing numbers of patients admitted to the hospital though we continue to track the severity and length of these admissions. Fortunately, and so far, we haven’t seen a parallel rise in deaths. ... Read More

Nourishing the Roots of Rural Health
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Jan 11, 2022

Nourishing the Roots of Rural Health

rural health

Founded in 2018, the Rural and Underserved Utah Training Experience (RUUTE) program offers hands-on experiences for medical students interested in serving rural and underserved areas of Utah. Through outreach in rural schools, RUUTE also exposes thousands of students every year to educational and career possibilities within the health sciences. ... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Population Health Sciences