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Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine


Spencer Fox Eccles 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 23 clinical and basic science departments, our medical school trains the majority of Utah physicians, offering: 

We are widely recognized for interdisciplinary research in the genetics of disease, cancer, biomedical informatics, infectious diseases, and other areas of leading-edge medicine.

Physician Assistant Program Extends Rural Health Care

The Dirt in Our Veins

For more than a decade, residents of a former fundamentalist Mormon stronghold had no access to health care. driven by the dire need in their remote community, local leaders fought to open a clinic.

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Latest Videos

Match Day 2023

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Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships

The value of LICs

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Student-Led Clinics are Good for Everyone

Student-led clinics bring accessible health care to under-resourced communities while augmenting new med school students' education. That's why we're making them an integral part of the MD program.

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Landmark gift from Eccles Foundations

The University of Utah today announced a landmark gift of $110 million for its School of Medicine from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and the Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation.

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Med School's Most Important Day

Commencement is only the second most important day of medical school. The first is a day held on the same Friday in March, everywhere in the county: Match Day.

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Ultrasound on a Smartphone

This handheld probe replaces a $200,000 ultrasound device, allowing doctors to see ultrasound scans on a tablet. In 2021, we gave one to every one of our medical school students.

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Upcoming Events

June 1, 2023


ANESTHESIOLOGY RESEARCH CONFERENCE, CME Event Code-152139, Phone 801-478-5852, ...

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June 2, 2023

JEDI Community Connections - Brown Bag Lunch

JEDI Community Connections:, Vice Chair Dr. Q Nguyen would like to invite any faculty interested JEDI and ...

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June 5, 2023

Pace Lecture - James Chen

2023 Pace Lecture - James Chen  Event Contact Name: Megan Hendrickson Event ...

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June 6, 2023

Geriatrics Grand Rounds - Cancelled

Geriatrics Grand Rounds; Presenter: , HSEB Rm 2110, Live Webcast Link: ...

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June 6, 2023

M&I Faculty RIP

M&I Faculty RIP Event Contact Name: Kim Springer Event Contact Phone: ...

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June 7, 2023

DOIM Research Seminar Series

Department of Internal Medicine Research Seminar Series - to foster collaboration across divisions and beyond ...

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Donate to the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine

This School of Medicine Alumni Association Fund is used to support medical student programming, student scholarships, and alumni outreach. It provided start-up funding for the Student Emergency Fund and the Wellness Program. It also funds special requests from the Dean of the School of Medicine, finances speakers for CME and other training, and helps cover housing costs for the Rural Utah Underserved Training Experience for students doing rotations in rural communities around the state.