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University of Utah School of Medicine

Determine how this school is adapting a data-aggregation tool developed and proven effective by its associated health system.
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5 residents receive instructions while examining a patient in a hospital room.

Joined January 2016

The University of Utah School of Medicine is adapting a data-aggregation tool developed and proven effective by its associated health system to create an education model that emphasizes cost reduction and connects education to patient-related outcomes. The goal is to increase the value of training medical students while reducing related costs.

2017 Spring Consortium Meeting

Poster presented: A Method for Calculating the Cost of Medical Education & Opportunities for Value Analysis

Need/gap addressed: The cost of medical education varies among medical school programs. However, few can say they know the real cost of medical education. The UUSOM has identified the categories of cost and actual dollar amounts for undergraduate medical education.


Principal investigator: Sara Lamb, MD
Associate dean for education, curriculum

The AMA awarded each consortium member a grant for its transformative medical education projects in key innovation areas.

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