Category Archives: Medicine

Topics specifically related to the resources and services we provide to School of Medicine students and faculty

Philip P. Price, M.D. Digital Exhibition

Surgeon, teacher, dean, humanitarian – Philip Price is rightly remembered as the Founding Father of the modern-day School of Medicine. Dr. Price came to the University of Utah in 1943 to oversee the establishment of the four-year program as Chair of the Department of Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief at the Salt Lake County General Hospital.

Teaching in Medicine Podcast: A New Podcast by School of Medicine Faculty Member

Dr. Kathleen Timme brings stories of clinician educators serving in rural communities around Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming to light in the accessible and convenient format of podcasts. She does this with the help of the Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio (THE Studio) at the Eccles Health Sciences Library.

Dermasphere: New Podcast by U Faculty Member

With no sub-discipline of dermatology off the table, the podcast, Dermasphere, goes into all things concerned with the branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats skin disorders. Recent episodes have covered sunscreens, skin cancer, fad diets, mustaches, and Merino Wool. Luke Johnson, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine, …Read More »

Layers of Medicine – Artwork by Medical Students

Thursday, November 8 – Friday, December 7, 2018 Main and Upper Levels, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Open during Library Hours The Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) is now featuring the Layers of Medicine exhibit of art created by medical school students enrolled in the Layers of Medicine course which addresses the human elements …Read More »

Dr. Philip B. Price, Professor of Surgery and Dean of the School of Medicine 1956-1962

Challenge, always makes people rise to the occasion.” -Dr. Philip B. Price observed in 1969. Born of Presbyterian missionary parents on March 7, 1897 in Kashing Checkiang, China, Philip Price was taught by his mother until the family returned to the United States on furlough in 1910. Graduating with his medical degree from Johns Hopkins …Read More »

Layers of Medicine – Artwork by Medical Students

April 17 – May 18, 2018 Main and Upper Levels, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Open during Library Hours The Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) is now featuring the Layers of Medicine exhibit of art created by medical school students enrolled in the Layers of Medicine course which addresses the human elements of healthcare …Read More »

Dr. Edward I. Hashimoto, Professor of Anatomy 1935-1985

View the Digital Exhibition version here. “What are you looking at? I was home in Dublin at the time.” So Dr Edward Hashimoto quipped to his anatomy class Monday morning, December 8th – 1941. Born February 24, 1911, the delivering physician, Dr William R. Tyndale, who arrived by horse and buggy, was snowbound for two …Read More »

Art Exhibit: Layers of Medicine Student Artwork

The Eccles Health Sciences Library is now featuring its newest art exhibit, Layers of Medicine. The exhibit consists of artistic interpretations of concepts taught in class, which are created by first and second year medical students enrolled in Layers of Medicine. This required course, pushes medical students to personally and creatively explore the unique relationships …Read More »