Department of Medicine Mission

Leads the execution of the University and School of Medicine strategic mission to achieve excellence in military-relevant education and training, research and scholarship, leadership and service.

Department of Medicine Vision

Inspire excellence in academic internal medicine across the military health system through rigorous and innovative scholarship, clinical care, mentorship, and multi-dimensional collaboration. Mentor our current and future academic leaders through faculty development for core faculty and program directors.

Department of Medicine Goals

Optimize military health care and serve our patients, their families, and the nation. Champion relevant basic, translational, clinical, and educational research. Widely disseminate knowledge that impacts educational, research, and clinical practice. Grow future academic leaders. Foster a safe and pleasant work environment.

We have a strong commitment to diversity at the Department of Medicine 


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Recent News 

Dr. Michael Roy's treatment methods for PTSD were featured in an op-ed in The Washington Post.  


Our Translational Medicine Unit was awarded funding to study respiratory and immunologic responses from Research Advancing Military Pediatrics (RAMP) for $230,000. The TMU Division will work with USU's Department of Pediatrics on the Pediatric Respiratory Co-infection and Immunologic Response Study.


Department of Medicine Chair, Dr. Paige Waterman, has been selected as a Fellow in the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. The Ceremony is October 18th.


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