En un esfuerzo por proporcionar una atención más completa y coordinada a los pacientes con COVID-19 que siguen sufriendo los efectos persistentes de la enfermedad, University of Utah Health ha abierto una clínica de atención de COVID-19. ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences,Pediatrics,Family and Preventive Medicine,Internal Medicine,Neurology
Department of Pediatrics
Mission: Improving the lives of children through excellence in advocacy, education, research, and clinical care.
Vision: Caring for children, caring for their future.
Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics. Founded in 1943, we are the second largest department in the University of Utah School Of Medicine and one of the largest pediatric departments in the country. There are 310 faculty members in the department with a fairly equal distribution of men and women, and we have the greatest number of tenured female faculty in the School of Medicine.
The department is comprised of 22 medical divisions and programs operating in conjunction with four key enterprises: education, research, clinical, and academic. Divisions provide a full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty pediatric services for children throughout the Mountain West.
A collaborative effort resulted in implementation of two COVID-19 testing programs in Utah high schools that helped students participate in extracurricular activities and stay in school while likely reducing spread of the virus. ... Read MorePediatrics
Rachel Hess, MD, MS, Louisa A. Stark, PhD, and Martin Tristani-Firouzi, MD, join U of U Health's prestigious H.A. and Edna Benning Medical Society in recognition of their demonstrated commitment to excellence in patient care, education, research, service, and collaboration. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics,Population Health Sciences,Pediatrics,Internal Medicine
Eleven new fellows have been inducted into the Academy of Health Science Educators, a community committed to excellence and value in health sciences education. Academy fellows are recognized as outstanding teachers in their field who advocate for exceptional education in their departments, colleges, and University of Utah Health at large. The academy is dedicated to advancing the science of education. ... Read MorePediatrics,Family and Preventive Medicine
Three outstanding faculty researchers named to H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed chairs in the University of Utah School of Medicine. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine,Population Health Sciences,Pediatrics,Human Genetics
Research from University of Utah’s Health and Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) Project contributed to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) revised physical distancing guidelines that reduces the space between students in classrooms from six feet to three feet.... Read MorePediatrics