Student Spotlight

Emilie Mathura, OMS I

Class of 2023

  • Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology
  • Clubs and Activities: Student Government Association, OB/GYN Club, American Medical Women's Association, and Medical Students for Choice.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? The Urban Underserved Track and the sabbatical program which will allow me to complete my Master of Public Health...
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Faculty Spotlight

Cathy Ruff, MS, PA-C

Program Director and Chair of Physician Assistant Studies
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

  • Hometown: Dearborn, Michigan
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular Biology
  • Graduate Studies: Master of Science degree in Cellular/Molecular Biology. Physician Assistant Training at the University of Colorado Health Science Center.

What class/classes do you teach? I teach professionalism topics, Physical Exam, and small group skills. Why did you choose...
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March 30, 2020 | Reminder to Employees: Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Available

Good afternoon,

As personal stress is on the rise, we want to remind you of our EAP service called EmployeeConnect. This free service is available to all full time and part-time employees, who work 28 hours or more per week, and your dependents offering counseling services, online articles on various personal well-being topics, and resources to assist during difficult times. The EAP flyer has detailed instructions on how to access this information including a brief video on the website that provides an overview of the benefit.  This information can also be found on the Employee Resources section of the RVU COVID-19 website.

Additionally, five webinars will be offered beginning on Wednesday, April 1, on relevant topics due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. These webinars, as well as all of their services, are available to you and your dependents. The password for can be found in your email inbox.

How to access the EAP video:

  • Click “About” (right side of home page)
  • On the next page, scroll down and click “play” button on the video.

For further information, contact your campus HR Representative:

  • Patty Gordon, HR Manager on the Colorado Campus, at or 720-874-2400
  • Kristin Shute, HR Partner on the Southern Utah Campus, at or 435-222-1273



Clinton E. Adams, DO, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer