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Opportunities Throughout Residency

StARR Research Grant

    • NIH longitudinal primary care research opportunity available to incoming residents
    • Separate match reserved for resident on this track annually
    • Interested applicants should review the Utah StARR Research Grant website

Selected Committees within Division, Department, and University

    • University of Utah Primary Care Research Network
    • New Proposals Working Group

Teaching Opportunities:

    • WATS- Start teaching in 2nd year
    • Survival Skills
    • 3rd year medical student didactics
    • Grand Rounds
    • Precepting PA students and medical students in clinic
      • Notify Program Manager of interest

Leadership Opportunities

    • Clinic Quality Improvement Projects with residents serving as lead
    • Taking the lead on a project for a topic about which you are passionate
    • Serving as Chief Resident
    • Taking the lead on a project for a topic about which you are passionate


    • Longitudinal Practice Management and Leadership
    • Research Elective
    • Junior Attending Elective

Pertinent Societies
Beyond membership, consider presenting at one of the several conferences throughout the year.

    • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
    • Family Physicians Inquiries Network
      • Work with faculty for peer-reviewed publication
    • North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
    • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
      • Annual Spring Conference
      • Conference on Medical Student Education
      • Conference on Practice Improvement
    • Utah Academy of Family Physicians (UAFP)

Opportunities after Residency


    • Primary Care Research Fellowship