Training Tomorrow's Innovators

Here at U of U Health, we are committed to developing the next generation of leaders in biomedical research. We provide top quality education and training and an invigorating scientific atmosphere that equips our trainees with the tools to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. We augment that foundation with a supportive environment that provides skills for attaining fulfilling careers in science. We believe that diversity in thought and lived experience are critical for pushing the boundaries of knowledge and arriving at novel solutions. Our training programs hold inclusive practices as a central philosophy and we strive to create equitable opportunities for all.

Anyone with a passion for improving health and wellness, health care, and uncovering basic knowledge to better understand wellness, health and disease, can find a U of U Health graduate program that will prepare them for a successful career. There are 18 graduate programs based in, or affiliated with, the five academic schools and colleges at U of U Health. Our graduate and postdoctoral trainees go on to become trail blazers in areas ranging from nursing science to medicinal chemistry to genetics.

We Invest in Success

We know that being an undergraduate, graduate student or postdoctoral scientists in a top research program isn’t enough. In a time of increasing competition, we’ve invested in making sure that our trainees succeed. We host a diverse array of institutional training grants and support individual applications for fellowships that provide valuable experience and prestige. Our mentoring programs, including programs to enhance diversity, give trainees the skills they need to stand out.

We don’t just give our scientists a place to learn, we’ve built an environment where they can thrive.

Schools and Colleges

U of U Health consists of five schools and colleges for the health sciences:

Each hosts quality educational programs with robust research funding and opportunities alongside outstanding faculty and staff. We offer multiple PhD programs, including interdisciplinary and focused departmental programs, along with a MD-PhD, PharmD-PhD, and DNP-PhD research programs.

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