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Family and Preventive Medicine

Division of Family Medicine

The Family Medicine Division provides excellent training to residents and medical students, and exceptional patient care through our family medicine clinics and inpatient services. The University of Utah Family Medicine Residency program values training family physicians in dynamic and innovative practices to be physician leaders in varied practice settings.

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Division of Public Health

The purpose of the Public Health Division is to train professionals to work in the broad field of public health with an emphasis in health equity. The degree requirements include coursework in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Sciences, and Public Health Management and Practice.

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Interim Department Chair

John Barrett, MD

At the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, we address current and emerging health care needs by educating health care professionals, conducting basic and applied research, and implementing state-of-the-art clinical and community-based health services. The Department houses the Divisions of Family Medicine, Physician Assistant Studies, Public Health, and Occupational and Environmental Health.

We strive to provide a science-based framework by which individuals and communities can access the best health outcomes, and to train skillful, competent clinicians who serve their communities with compassion, knowledge, and experience in the best of contemporary healthcare practice.

John Barrett

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