When the first patients suspected of having COVID-19 filtered through the emergency department into the University Hospital in early March 2020, only one of the hospital’s eight hospitalist teams was initially dedicated to their care in order to limit provider contact with the virus.... Read More
Vice President's Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program
The VPCAT Research Scholars Program has been designed to offer intensive mentorship and support to early-stage faculty members engaged in clinical and translational research in transitioning to accomplished, funded principal investigators.
VPCAT leverages the resources of our institution to augment departmental resources in support of junior faculty investigators using a multi-level mentoring matrix model that includes self, scientific, peer, senior, and staff mentorship. During the 2-year program, scholars receive training in leadership, grant writing, and research career development designed to create empowered principal investigators.
This is a competitive program that incorporates:
Formal and informal mentoring
Structured curriculum focused on leadership competencies and essential knowledge and practical skills to be an effective clinical and translational researcher
Access to resources to facilitate appropriate study design, collection of pilot data, and preparation and submission of competitive grant applications.
As the weather slowly but surely warms, I have been thinking about spring and the story it tells us about growth and renewal. Challenges may slow our growth for a moment, but in each of us is the promise that things will get better.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
On Wednesday, March 18, at 7:09 am, the greater Salt Lake City area experienced a 5.7 magnitude earthquake. At University of Utah Health, our incident command center was already activated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read More
School of Medicine professor is awarded the Marie Curie Award, named for the famed Nobel Prize laureate in recognition of pioneering discoveries in radiology.... Read MoreRadiology
More than 25,000 attendees tapped into all University of Utah has to offer at the 2020 Silicon Slopes Tech Summit. ... Read MorePsychiatry,Population Health Sciences
U of U Health contributes health and intellectual expertise at one of the state's most esteemed events. ... Read MorePsychiatry,Population Health Sciences