The University of Utah School of Medicine combines excellence in teaching, research, and clinical expertise to train tomorrow’s physicians for the rapidly changing world of medicine. With a faculty of more than 1,000 physicians and researchers and 22 clinical and basic science departments, the School of Medicine trains the majority of Utah physicians, offering:
The School of Medicine also is widely recognized for interdisciplinary research in the genetics of disease, cancer, biomedical informatics, infectious diseases, and other areas of leading-edge medicine.
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Apr 14, 2020
Center for Medical Innovation Designs Reusable Respirator System to Protect Health Workers During COVID-19
In response to the overwhelming demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) due to COVID-19, the Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) at University of Utah Health has designed an enclosed Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) system to provide health care workers safe and reusable PPE when working with COVID-19 patients…. Read More
Apr 14, 2020
Volunteer for COVID-19 Studies at the U of U
To hasten a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Utah Office of Research Participant Advocacy is matching volunteers from the general public with research studies. … Read More
Apr 14, 2020
More COVID-19 Tests Arrive, but Bottlenecks Persist
Despite pathology labs awash with COVID-19 tests, laboratories are struggling with shortages of other supplies, such as swabs and tubes, which hampers the ability to get ahead of the ever-expanding pandemic. Featuring Dr. Kim Hanson (Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases). … Read More
Apr 10, 2020
Neurologist Jennifer Majersik Selected for Fulbright Scholar Award
Jennifer Majersik, MD, Division Chief of Vascular Neurology at University of Utah Health, will be serving as the Fulbright Distinguished Chair for Health for six months at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute in Newcastle, Australia beginning January, 2021.
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Apr 09, 2020
Safer, PPE-Conserving X-Rays for Patients at University Hospital
Radiologists and radiologic technologists at University of Utah Health are doing their part to minimize the chance of COVID-19 spreading while at the same time conserving precious Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). … Read More
Apr 08, 2020
University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare Launch COVID-19 Clinical Trials
Researchers from University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City have launched two vital clinical trials to test the effectiveness and safety of two drugs – hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and azithromycin – to treat patients with COVID-19 (infection with the novel coronavirus)…. Read More
Internal Medicine,Population Health Sciences