Department of Medicine Mission

The USU Department of Medicine leads the global team of academic internal medicine faculty to execute the strategic mission of the University and School of Medicine to achieve excellence in military-relevant education and training, research and scholarship, and leadership and service.

Department of Medicine Vision

We inspire excellence in academic internal medicine across the military health system through rigorous scholarship, outstanding clinical care, dedicated mentorship, and multi-institutional collaboration. We 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.


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Recent News 

Retired Army Colonel (Dr.) Paige Waterman, Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine was recently featured on USU's blog The Pulse regarding work in infectious disease.  


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