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Office of Student Affairs

We understand that medical school can be an incredibly rewarding and transformative experience that also has its challenges. Here at Student Affairs, we work closely with students to ensure they feel supported and successful during their time at the School of Medicine. Our office includes professional and academic advising, financial aid & scholarships, registrar, academic success, global health, events, and wellness with the same mission statement: to facilitate the personal and professional development of medical students through accessibility, professionalism, collaboration, and inclusivity.

Whether it is your first day of medical school, or preparing residency applications after Match, Student Affairs will be here to help. We encourage you to take a moment to explore our website to see the different opportunities Student Affairs can support you as a medical student. If you have any questions about our office, please feel free to contact us at


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University of Utah Health and ARUP Conduct Saliva Testing for COVID-19 Study
Jun 02, 2020

University of Utah Health and ARUP Conduct Saliva Testing for COVID-19 Study

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Individuals tested for COVID-19 at University of Utah Health’s Redwood Center in-car testing site may now participate in a study that evaluates whether saliva and other specimen types can be effectively used to test for COVID-19. The purpose of this study is to validate COVID-19 tests on different specimen types to determine less invasive options for COVID-19 diagnostic testing... Read More

University of Utah Hospital Opens “B-50 COVID-19 Unit
May 29, 2020

University of Utah Hospital Opens “B-50 COVID-19 Unit"

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University of Utah Health today announced that it has opened the B-50 COVID-19 Unit, a mixed acuity unit within University Hospital to treat COVID-19 confirmed positive patients only. The unit, also referred to as a ‘hospital within a hospital’ is completely isolated from non-COVID-19 patients, reducing risk to both staff and other patients, and will treat both ICU and acute patients in a single-setting cohort. ... Read More

Electronic Health Records Fail to Detect Up to 33% of Medication Errors
May 29, 2020

Electronic Health Records Fail to Detect Up to 33% of Medication Errors

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Despite improvements in their performance over the past decade, electronic health records (EHRs) commonly used in hospitals nationwide fail to detect up to one in three potentially harmful drug interactions and other medication errors, according to scientists at University of Utah Health, Harvard University, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.... Read More

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