Dr. David Satin - Special Presentation
EDUCATION
Apr 12, 2018

Dr. David Satin - Special Presentation

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine presents: David Satin, MD. “A Case for Medical Students as Scribes: Ethics, Law, and Policy of EMR Documentation”. David Satin, MD is a practicing, academic physician, in the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. Within the medical school, he directs the core courses in Ethics, Law, Policy, Healthcare Finance, and Quality Improvement. ... Read More

Jennifer Forbes MHOF Award
RECOGNITION
Mar 27, 2018

Jennifer Forbes MHOF Award

In March, Jennifer Forbes, MHS, PA-C, Assistant Professor in the Division of Physician Assistant Studies, received the Mental Health Outreach Fellowship through the PA (Physician Assistant) Foundation. Forbes was one of sixteen physician assistants selected to conduct outreach in their communities across the United States using the validated Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) curriculum.... Read More

NRMN Mentor Training
RECOGNITION, EDUCATION
Mar 23, 2018

NRMN Mentor Training

On Feb. 27, the University of Utah’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science collaborated with the National Research Mentoring Network to hold a one-day Research Mentor Training course. The course was held at the Williams Building where more than two dozen University of Utah employees from various departments were able to learn and participate in activities and discussions to help improve their mentorship skills and abilities. ... Read More

GLAD Award
RECOGNITION
Mar 22, 2018

GLAD Award

Scott Benson, PhD, MD, MPH, along with Jim VanDerslice, PhD; Tejinder P. Singh, BDS, MDS, MPH; and Sharon Talboys, PhD, MPH were awarded a Global Learning Across the Disciplines (GLAD) Award from the University of Utah (UU) Office of Global Engagement. The award is designed to support efforts to integrate multi-disciplinary global learning into curricular activities.... Read More

AJPH Podcast features Dr. David Sundwall
RECOGNITION
Mar 15, 2018

AJPH Podcast features Dr. David Sundwall

Dr. David Sundwall had a great opportunity to be interviewed for the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) podcast entitled, “The Public Health Dialogue.” Alfredo Marabia, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of AJPH interviewed Dr. Sundwall along with Georges Benjamin (APHA), Dick Gottfried (D-NY), Pete Kirkham(R), Dick Zimmer(R-NJ) regarding current Challenges and the need for bipartisan approaches to seek policy change.... Read More

St. George Open House
EDUCATION
Mar 12, 2018

St. George Open House

On Friday, April 13, the University of Utah Physician Assistant Studies Program will be holding an open house at the Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. The open house will be to inform students, faculty, staff, and community members about the new Physician Assistant Studies Program collaboration between the University of Utah and Dixie State University.... Read More

NRMN - National Research Mentoring Network Open House
EDUCATION
Feb 23, 2018

NRMN - National Research Mentoring Network Open House

Come and learn more about what NRMN has to offer! The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) supports your advancement at every career stage of research in the biomedical sciences. Experience mentorship and professional development programs designed to hone your practices and deepen your connection to the diverse nationwide scientific community. NRMN’s goal is to enhance the diversity of the NIH-funded research workforce.... Read More

PA Student Community Engaged Evidence Based Practice Poster Session
EDUCATION
Feb 07, 2018

PA Student Community Engaged Evidence Based Practice Poster Session

The Physician Assistant Studies’ mission is to educate students to become socially conscious and be accountable physician assistants with a commitment to the underserved. In conjunction with their completion of their master’s degree, physician assistant students, in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, will be completing a student-led community engaged research project. ... Read More

Special Lecture Featuring Paul Grundy, MD, MPH
RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Jan 29, 2018

Special Lecture Featuring Paul Grundy, MD, MPH

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is pleased to host Paul Grundy, MD, MPH for a special lecture entitled “Primary Care as the Foundation for Delivery Transformation” on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 11:30 AM. The lecture will be held in the Health Science Education Building (HSEB) in Alumni Hall (Room 2110). ... Read More

SBIRT - Clinical Implementation Grant
RECOGNITION
Jan 09, 2018

SBIRT - Clinical Implementation Grant

Katherine Fortenberry PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, along with Troy Madsen MD, associate professor in the School of Medicine, have been awarded a Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment, or SBIRT, Clinical Implementation Grant from the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.... Read More

Highlight of National Awards for Department Colleagues
RECOGNITION
Nov 03, 2017

Highlight of National Awards for Department Colleagues

I wanted to highlight a few of our faculty and staff members who recently won national awards from their perspective professional organizations. It is always an honor to be present at these award receptions to see how dedicated our department is in all of the missions we support – education, research, clinical, community engagement, and diversity and inclusion. ... Read More

Utah AHEC Primary Care Summit
RECOGNITION
Nov 01, 2017

Utah AHEC Primary Care Summit

The Utah Area Health Education Centers, or Utah AHEC, held its second Annual Utah Primary Care Summit at the University of Utah’s Rice Eccles Stadium Scholarship Room on Oct. 27. The conference was held to share perspectives on the state of Utah’s primary care workforce, celebrate accomplishments from the past year, and identify priorities for the upcoming year with key primary care stakeholders in Utah.... Read More

Commencement of David N. Sundwall Lectureship
RECOGNITION
Oct 27, 2017

Commencement of David N. Sundwall Lectureship

On Oct. 25, 2017, the University of Utah’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Division of Public Health hosted the first annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship in Public Health Policy at the Monson Center to celebrate David N. Sundwall’s contribution and legacy in the public health field.... Read More

UofU AIHA students send relief packages to University of Puerto Rico
RECOGNITION
Oct 17, 2017

UofU AIHA students send relief packages to University of Puerto Rico

On Oct. 16 students belonging to the University of Utah Student Chapter of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, or AIHA, sent a box of supplies to the Industrial Hygiene Department at the University of Puerto Rico to help in the relief efforts following the effects of Hurricane Irma. ... Read More

NRMN Proposal Preparation Program
EDUCATION
Sep 28, 2017

NRMN Proposal Preparation Program

The NRMN Proposal Preparation Program (NRMN-P3) is one of four intensive grant writing training programs that is committed to delivering relevant and thorough coaching on the grant writing and submission processes to scientists from all backgrounds, with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of individuals from currently underrepresented backgrounds successfully obtaining NIH grants.... Read More

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