The Veterans Administration has adopted several strategic approaches to mitigate the disruption of endoscopic procedures; similar strategies were adopted by U of Utah Health and serve as a model for other medical institutions:... Read MoreInternal Medicine
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.
We share cautious optimism that the impact of our own personal behavior—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
A study published today in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and led by University of Utah Health researcher Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH, found that Veterans had high ratings overall for their experiences in both VA care and VA-purchased community care. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
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
The U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Rankings have rated University of Utah Hospital No. 1 in Utah and the Salt Lake City metro area for the seventh consecutive year. ... Read More
We recognize racism as a public health crisis and believe anti-Black racism is one major cause of health disparities that we observe in our society. U of U Health has established an Anti-Racism Commission that is coordinating efforts to advance our goals and improve our culture. Our initial focus is to support students in the School of Medicine MD program. ... Read More