SALT LAKE CITY – Advances in cancer treatment have led to life-saving options in even the worst cases. For a Utah man, a critical organ ravaged by cancer was totally re-engineered to save him.... Read MoreSurgery
Office of Surgical Education
The Office of Surgical Education provides the administrative structure and resources to support excellence in education across the Department of Surgery. The Office was established to streamline fundamental administrative needs across programs, facilitate collaboration, reward excellence, and encourage innovation in surgical education.
We desire to create a dynamic environment for learning that engages both faculty and trainees in excellence and innovation.
Department of Surgery Education Vision & Mission
- The future of surgical education, delivered today.
- We provide comprehensive education to every trainee and shape the future of surgical education through innovation and discovery.
Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes from asthma to pre-term birth. Researchers at University of Utah Health found women living along the Wasatch Front — the most populous region in the state of Utah — had a higher risk (16 percent) of miscarriage following short-term exposure to elevated air pollution. The results are available online on December 5 in the journal Fertility and Sterility.... Read MoreSurgery
For the first time, a team of researchers has found a specific place in the human genome that raises a person’s risk of erectile dysfunction. ... Read MoreSurgery
Mentoring high school and medical students to pursue orthopedic surgery and engineering. ... Read MoreSurgery,Orthopaedics
The researchers examined 17 years of transplantation records and found no significant change in the recipients’ chance of survival when the organ donation came from victims of drug intoxication. The study publishes online on May 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine. ... Read MoreSurgery
Is zero possible? In the case of central line infections, the answer was once no. A CLABSI (central line associated blood stream infection) was once considered a car crash, or an expected inevitability of care. When University of Utah’s Burn Trauma Intensive Care Unit started treating CLABSIs like a plane crash, or a tragedy demanding in-depth investigation and cultural change, zero became possible.... Read MoreSurgery
Surgeons with University of Utah Health broke previously set records in five categories of organ transplant in 2017 and tied records previously set in two other categories. ... Read MoreSurgery
A University of Utah-led nationwide clinical trial will test a novel approach to combat hearing loss in children infected by a relatively unknown virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV). ... Read MoreSurgery,Pediatrics
As many as three out of four surgery patients could be receiving anti-clotting medications that they do not need, according to a study led by investigators at the University of Utah School of Medicine.... Read MoreSurgery