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Points of Pride & Rankings

2022-23 U.S. News & World Report Academic Rankings

#11     Nursing-Midwifery Program
#24   Online Master of Science in Nursing Program
#25   Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
#29   Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Research

#28         NIH funding rank
$43M     Total grant portfolio

Funding

$4.5M      In donor funding
$2.46M    In student traineeships and scholarships
487           Donors
10              Endowed Chairs

Faculty Practice 

9,000       Personal contacts through Caring Connections: A Hope and
                 Comfort in Grief Program
25,255     Health care visits for incarcerated youth through Utah Juvenile
                 Justice Services
10,000+   Hours of one-on-one student learning by all faculty practice sites
9               DNP scholarly projects implemented at faculty practice sites

Faculty Practice: BirthCare HealthCare

14,500    Outpatient clinic visits conducted
702         Births attended at University of Utah Hospital
93%         Success rate of vaginal birth after cesarean section compared to
                13.8% national success rate

  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement "Triple Aim" award recipient
  • Recognized as an American College of Nurse-Midwives "Best Practice" for "high 6-week postpartum visit rate" and "low third and fourth degree perineal laceration rate"