Utah and the Artificial Heart: Impact and Reflections Forty Years Later

In December 1982, a specialized team of surgeons and researchers performed the first-ever artificial heart implant at the University of Utah Medical Center. The University of Utah was instrumental in the artificial heart’s invention, implementation, and evolution. Moreover, the surgery marked a critical moment of progress rather than ending an era of research and development.

Rubor Collection

A medical humanities and arts journal at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Polio: Iron Lung & Vaccine Exhibitions

Vaccines "Shots" from the Past Digital Exhibition and Emerson Respirator now on display at the Eccles Health Sciences Library.

Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library 50th Anniversary

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library was dedicated on October 4, 1971 after two years of construction beginning with a groundbreaking in November, 1969.

Eccles Library Tree of Hippocrates, A Brief History and the 50th Anniversary Logo

A brief history of the Eccles Library Tree of Hippocrates and the EHSL 50th Anniversary Logo.

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