Imagine Perfect Care

This week we came together to realize a vision that harnesses the power of our entire health system to make care even better. With the help of a broad group of administrators, faculty, staff and students we successfully launched the Imagine Perfect Care Resource Center.

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Having Worked with One of the Best

If you’re lucky in your career, you occasionally have the opportunity to work with truly unique talent. The only problem with truly unique talent is that the more successful they are, the more the rest of the world wants a piece of them. Such is the case with our Hospitals and Clinics CEO, David Entwistle, who is leaving us May 27 to become the president and CEO of Stanford Health Care.

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The 'Best of Times'

This week, in addition to 48 students who will earn their Ph.D.’s, 130 who will receive Masters’ degrees, and 31 undergraduates who will advance, a new class of 81 Utah medical students will become physicians.

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Welcome to our new Internal Medicine Chair, Kathy A. Cooney, M.D.

One of the most delightful and important responsibilities of any leader is the recruitment and retention of super stars. This spring, we welcomed a bright star to the University of Utah Health Sciences—an outstanding oncologist and scientist who takes the helm of the School of Medicine’s largest department, Internal Medicine.

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The Impact that a Single U. Medical School Graduate Can Make

Many U. alumni contribute meaningfully to their communities outside of their clinical practices. They perform research and train tomorrow’s health professionals. They offer their services free of charge at pro bono clinics or in global health settings. And a number have left a lasting mark on history with innovations to advance science, medicine and learning.

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We’re Keeping Our New Year’s Resolution: Better Health Care for All

What does excellent health care look like? It’s a question on the mind of every health industry leader in this country, and it’s a question of value. For all that we spend on health care in the U.S., what do we get in return? Are we getting our money’s worth? At University of Utah Health Sciences, I’m proud to say, the answer is yes.

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