RECOGNITION
Dec 16, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - December 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Rosario Molano-Romero from the Division of Rheumatology. ... Read More

RESEARCH
Dec 09, 2020

In Focus: COVID-19 Long Haulers Research

Many people who contracted COVID-19 are still experiencing symptoms weeks or months later. Researchers at the University of Utah are teaming up with some of these 'long-haulers' to raise awareness and money for research to help better understand what is causing these symptoms. Dr, John Inadomi, MD, Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the U of U Health and Dr. Jeanette Brown, MD, PhD, Professor in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine discuss in this article the options available for post COVID care as well as the critical need for the communities help to collect the data needed for research about COVID's long term effects. ... Read More

Episode 5: Primary Care Anywhere Podcast
EDUCATION
Dec 02, 2020

Episode 5: Primary Care Anywhere Podcast

Primary Care Anywhere is a new, resident-led podcast, created by Internal Medicine Residents at University of Utah Health. The fifth episode, "Hypothyroidism," is now available on Buzzsprout. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Nov 18, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - November 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Alex Gouttsoul from the Division of General Internal Medicine ... Read More

RESEARCH
Nov 16, 2020

Internal Medicine Faculty Accepted into Vice President's Clinical & Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program

Congratulations to four faculty members from the Department of Internal Medicine to be selected for the 2021-2022 Vice President's Clinical & Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars: Dr. Rebecca Overbury, Division of Rheumatology; Dr. Candace Reno, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes; Dr. Kevin Shah, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; & Sumati Gupta, Division of Oncology. ... Read More

RESEARCH
Nov 09, 2020

Research Targets COVID-19

Since the early months of the pandemic the University of Utah has been dedicating time and resources to researching COVID-19. From treatments, to causes and hopefully eventually the curing of the disease. Researches like Dr. Adam Spivak, MD, Elizabeth Middleton, MD, and Robert Campbell, PhD are working on many different projects to enhance our knowledge and treatment of the virus. ... Read More

Episode 4: Primary Care Anywhere Podcast
EDUCATION
Oct 26, 2020

Episode 4: Primary Care Anywhere Podcast

Primary Care Anywhere is a new, resident-led podcast, created by Internal Medicine Residents at University of Utah Health. The fourth episode, "Hepatitis C," is now available on Buzzsprout. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Oct 13, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - October 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Courtney Rich from the Division of Gastroenterology. ... Read More

Episode 3: Primary Care Anywhere Podcast
EDUCATION
Sep 29, 2020

Episode 3: Primary Care Anywhere Podcast

Primary Care Anywhere is a new, resident-led podcast, created by Internal Medicine Residents at University of Utah Health. The third episode, "Obstructive Sleep Apnea," is now available on Buzzsprout. ... Read More

Episode 2: Primary Care Anywhere Podcast
EDUCATION
Sep 15, 2020

Episode 2: Primary Care Anywhere Podcast

Primary Care Anywhere is a new, resident-led podcast, created by Internal Medicine Residents at University of Utah Health. The second episode, "Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy," is now available on Buzzsprout. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Sep 15, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - September 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Hillary Shaw from the Division of Infectious Diseases. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Sep 02, 2020

VPCAT Victories in Internal Medicine

The VPCAT program provides intensive mentorship, research knowledge, leadership competencies, and practical skills to translational and clinical researchers. The VPCAT victories newsletter highlights the accomplishments of those in this program which include many Internal Medicine Faculty Members. To see some our faculties contributions, click here. ... Read More

Dr. Daniel Clegg to Retire at the Beginning of 2021
RECOGNITION
Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Daniel Clegg to Retire at the Beginning of 2021

Dr. Daniel Clegg, MD, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology is retiring at the beginning of 2021. The Department of Internal Medicine thanks Dr. Clegg for his 21 years of outstanding service at the University of Utah and wishes him the best in his future endeavors. ... Read More

New Podcast Led by Internal Medicine Residents
EDUCATION
Aug 24, 2020

New Podcast Led by Internal Medicine Residents

“A new resident-led podcast has been designed to bring you up to speed on core outpatient internal medicine topics in 30 minutes or less! Brought to you by the interns and residents of our Internal Medicine Residency Program. Listen to the first episode, “Osteoporosis” now on Buzzsprout!”... Read More

RECOGNITION
Aug 20, 2020

New Employees - July 2020

Welcome to the new faculty and staff who joined the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah in July. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Aug 19, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - August 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Tricia Sweeney from the Division of Epidemiology. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jul 23, 2020

New Employees - June 2020

Welcome to the new faculty and staff who joined the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah in June. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jul 14, 2020

Welcoming Dr. John Inadomi & Farewell to Dr. David Bjorkman

The Department of Internal Medicine extends a warm welcome to Dr. John Inadomi, MD who assumed his role as the new Department Chair on Monday, July 6. We have eagerly awaited his arrival since January 2020. The Department of Internal Medicine also extends their thanks to Dr. David Bjorkman, MD, MSPH, SM. Dr. Bjorkman has served as the Interim Department Chair since 2018. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jul 13, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight -July 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Trisha Sanchez from the Divisions of Oncology and Hematology ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jun 18, 2020

New Employees - May 2020

Welcome to the new faculty and staff who recently joined the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jun 15, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - June 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Joseph Martinez from the Division of Pulmonary Medicine. ... Read More

EDUCATION
Jun 15, 2020

COVID-19 Reminders from Dr. Good

Dr. Michael Good, CEO, University of Utah Health Dean, University of Utah School of Medicine Senior Vice-President for Health Sciences, released a statement reminding employees of four basic things they can do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.... Read More

EDUCATION
Jun 02, 2020

Department of Internal Medicine Statement on Social Injustice

Department of Internal Medicine leadership has released a statement on social injustice and other recent events surrounding racism in our country. As a commitment to antiracism, the Department asks employees to join our University of Utah Internal Medicine Run Against Racism team on Global Running Day, June 3, 2020. ... Read More

RECOGNITION, EDUCATION
May 28, 2020

2020 Teaching Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 teaching award winners! Awards include Outstanding Faculty Teaching Awards, and awards for outstanding medical student, intern, and fellow. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
May 18, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - May 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Jake Fetzer from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. ... Read More

RESEARCH
Apr 20, 2020

University of Utah Invests $1.3 Million in COVID-19 Research

University of Utah scientists are at the forefront of efforts to learn more about coronavirus and understands its potential long-term social, economic, and psychological effects. Internal Medicine researchers who received funding include: Drs. Lisa Albright (Professor, Genetic Epidemiology), Lindsay Keegan (Research Assistant Professor, Epidemiology), Tracy Frech (Associate Professor, Rheumatology), and Kevin Shah (Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine). ... Read More

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - April 2020
RECOGNITION
Apr 06, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - April 2020

One staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is D.J. Harper from the Division of Hematology & Hematologic Malignancies. ... Read More

EDUCATION
Mar 20, 2020

Match Day 2020

The Department of Internal Medicine is excited to announce Match Day results for Utah and incoming students. ... Read More

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - March 2020
RECOGNITION
Mar 16, 2020

"From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight - March 2020

Starting in 2020, one staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Connie Kimball from the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension. ... Read More

EDUCATION
Feb 28, 2020

Celebrating Differences and Common Connections in Internal Medicine: Ramadan & Iftar

In 2019, Dr. Amy Cowan (Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine) and Dori Knight (Operations Manager over faculty, academic affairs, and employee wellness) organized an Iftar to bring together Muslims and non-Muslims to learn about each other's cultures. Now in 2020, they are planning a larger event for all in the Department of Internal Medicine and beyond. ... Read More

Dori Knight Appointed as UWHEN Chair
RECOGNITION
Feb 21, 2020

Dori Knight Appointed as UWHEN Chair

Dori Knight has been appointed to serve as the Utah Women in Higher Education Network (UWHEN) Chair for the University of Utah chapter. She will assume her part-time volunteer role in Spring 2020. ... Read More

Introducing: "From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight
RECOGNITION
Feb 14, 2020

Introducing: "From the Desk Of" Staff Highlight

Starting in 2020, one staff member from the Department of Internal Medicine will be highlighted monthly as part of our "From the Desk Of" staff recognition initiative. This month's featured staff member is Nancy Joyce from the Division of Geriatrics. ... Read More

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