Utah Will Pioneer A New Kind of Medical Education. Here’s Why It Matters

Our two organizations, Intermountain Healthcare and University of Utah Health, formed a partnership to shape a new model of care designed specifically to keep people in a state of good health. It will focus on preventing illnesses, rather than just treating people when they become sick.

Providers and caregivers across our state provide exceptional and compassionate care to Utahns when they are ill. But we know that keeping Utahns healthy needs to be a critical component in our delivery of health care. The pandemic has put that in sharp focus.

With Intermountain Healthcare’s multiyear $50 million investment and partnership, University of Utah Health will develop a new medical education program at the university’s School of Medicine. It will be the first of its kind in the United States.

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