Student Spotlight

Uday Patel, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Graduate studies: Master of Science in Medical Physiology from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Clubs and Activities: I am a Peer Mentor and member of the RVU Rotary Club.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I primarily chose RVU because of how close it is to my family and the friends that I grew...
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Faculty Spotlight

Brooks Beal, DO

Assistant Professor of Primary Care

  • Hometown: Dublin, CA
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University Nevada.

What class/classes do you teach? I teach both years of Primary Care Medicine. Why did you choose to teach...
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Student Resources

The Student Life program in Southern Utah offers a wide range of opportunities, activities and support to supplement and enhance your RVU Medical Education Experience.

Academic Support Services

Student Affairs has services in place to support your physical, spiritual and emotional well-being, as well as programs to help you academically and socially …

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Student Organizations

RVU offers a wide range of activities including a variety of student organizations where you can pursue your interests in community service, career, development, mentoring …

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Community Service

There are a wide variety of service opportunities in Southern Utah, including participating in local health fairs, athletic competitions (St. George Marathon, IRONMAN, Huntsman World Senior Games), blood drives and …

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Student Life at RVU

The Office of Student Life at RVU designs, develops, and implements various program activities to enhance the quality of campus life by building and strengthening the RVU student doctor community.

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Mental and Physical Health Resources

The mental and physical well-being of our students is a top priority, not only because of the rigors of medical school, but also to set a standard for good health in the future. In order to treat patients most effectively, a physician must be able to take care of himself or herself first.

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diversity

Diversity at RVU

Diversity is one of RVU’s Core Values and students continually strive to become more socially conscious physicians in a world made up of diverse populations. “In today’s society—which is more divided than ever before—it is crucial to…showcase our diversity. When we understand each other’s differences and perspectives, we can move towards tolerance and inclusion.” – Gurpreet Kaur, OMS III  

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