With a new curriculum, one of the most modern teaching facilities in the country, and world-class researchers, the University of Utah School of Medicine is one of the nation’s most competitive physician training programs. In addition, the school's master’s and doctorate programs rank among the best in the country, giving students exposure to some of the nation's leading clinicians and researchers.
Interest in physical health was the catalyst for the development of many of the disciplines that over the decades have become the seven academic units of the College of Health. The College has made a transition from the traditional “Health, Physical Education, and Recreation” model to a now critical member of the schools, colleges, and clinical programs of University of Utah Health.
The College of Nursing is an integral part of the University of Utah Health. We are committed to working together to serve the people of Utah and beyond by continually improving individual and community health and quality of life. We strive for excellence in education, research and clinical care, each mission being vital to one another and to our overall success. Diversity and inclusiveness, independent inquiry and collegiality form the fabric of everyday life for faculty and students.
Working to be the best-that's the basis of a tradition that has led to the premier standing of the College. Of the more than 100 pharmacy schools in the country, the University of Utah College of Pharmacy has consistently ranked in the top five on the basis of research funding awarded by the National Institute of Health. Imagination and innovation-the core of that tradition-are hallmarks of the College's character.
The University of Utah School of Dentistry is committed to educating and training excellent, compassionate and ethical dentists. As part of University of Utah Health, the Mountain West’s only academic medical center, classes for the dental program are held in an award-winning facility in the heart of the education corridor. Opportunities for cross-professional education and collaboration in this rich environment are extensive. Located on the Wasatch Front, the U of U School of Dentistry overlooks a vibrant and growing city: Salt Lake City, which, along with its surrounding areas, offers spectacular beauty and some of the world’s best recreational opportunities.
The mission of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is to advance and transform education, research, and health care through dynamic technologies, evidence application, and collaborative partnerships. The library contributes to the success of health professionals, students, researchers, and the community.
The library is recognized locally and nationally as a leader of intellectual exploration and as a catalyst for innovative discovery.