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. 

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Responding to Childcare Needs During COVID-19
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Aug 11, 2020

Responding to Childcare Needs During COVID-19

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We recognize the struggle many working parents face during this pandemic. Supporting the childcare needs of our employees is an urgent priority and critically important to the core missions of our institution. As we develop solutions, we hope everyone will share their anonymous feedback to help us know how to best direct time and resources to these unique challenges.... Read More

Biochemistry,Population Health Sciences,Internal Medicine,Pediatrics,Family and Preventive Medicine
COVID-19 Weekly Update, August 4, 2020
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Aug 05, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update, August 4, 2020

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We share cautious optimism that the impact of our own individual behaviors—masking, social distance, hygiene, and staying home when sick—appear to be positively impacting Utah’s coronavirus trends. Positive cases, positivity rates and hospitalizations continue to decline across the state, though we need to remain vigilant in our efforts.... Read More

COVID-19 Weekly Update, July 28, 2020
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Jul 29, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update, July 28, 2020

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Utah’s declining case trends indicate that we may be seeing a leveling off of positive tests in our state. Our real-time reproductive number is currently tracking below one—a critical level that reduces the infection rate in Utah. These trends are important now as our system level and state level census approach their highest levels of the pandemic.... Read More