Academy of Health Sciences Educators (AHSE)

Mission 

The Utah Academy of Health Science Educators (AHSE) serves as a community that advances excellence and value in health science education.

Academy Aims

The specific aims of the academy are to:

  1. Enhance and advocate for high value academic programs
  2. Advance educational innovations and scholarship
  3. Provide superior educational services in faculty development and mentorship
  4. Develop and recognize exceptional leaders in education
  5. Nurture a community of collaboration

Latest News

$10 Million Grant for Eccles Library to Continue Leading National Education Program
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Apr 15, 2021

$10 Million Grant for Eccles Library to Continue Leading National Education Program

A $10 million five-year grant from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) solidifies the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library as a regional and national resource for training and accessing reliable health information. The library will continue implementing programs that support the NLM mission to provide researchers, health professionals, educators, and the public with equal access to biomedical and health information resources and data. ... Read More

COVID-19 Weekly Update, April 13, 2021
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Apr 14, 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update, April 13, 2021

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Promising trends in Utah continue as cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in the state appear to be stable—though the same cannot be said for the nation as a whole. Over the last few days, Utah saw a slightly increasing positivity rate among both methods of tracking (people over people and tests over tests). We will continue to practice public health measures and keep our eyes on these trends with an aim at staving off another increase in cases.... Read More

Reaching Our Next Level of Excellence
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Apr 07, 2021

Reaching Our Next Level of Excellence

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Fiscal 2020 was a record-setting year for the Office of Advancement at University of Utah Health with more than $337 million raised. Chief Philanthropy Officer Marika V. Jones describes challenges her team faced during the coronavirus pandemic and looks ahead to greater support for education, research, health care, and community outreach. ... Read More

Creating an Inclusive Campus: There’s Work to Be Done
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Apr 06, 2021

Creating an Inclusive Campus: There’s Work to Be Done

Valerie Flattes, PhD, assistant professor of nursing, shares her takeaways from the sixth installment of Friday Forum on Racism in Higher Education. As we conclude another academic year, Flattes suggests practical steps we can take to deepen our work toward becoming an anti-racist campus and resource for the community. ... Read More

COVID-19 Weekly Update, March 30, 2021
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Mar 31, 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Update, March 30, 2021

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The U.S. is starting to see an increase in the number of people with coronavirus, although low levels of virus transmission continue in Utah and on the U of U campus. As our local vaccination program and public health practices continue, we expect to see reduced transmission in our state. Unless trends change significantly, we will publish another video update on April 14.... Read More