Scott Stevens, MD, Transitional Year Program Director
Assistant Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals
Dr. Stevens received his medical degree from Loma Linda University. He completed a residency in internal medicine at LDS Hospital, where he also served as chief medical resident. Dr. Stevens received both the Intern of the Year and the Resident of the Year awards at LDS Hospital. In medical school, Dr. Stevens received the Comstock Award for outstanding performance in internal medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. Dr. Stevens is an active volunteer at Wasatch Homeless Healthcare in Salt Lake City and is engaged in research in venous thromboembolism.
Scott Woller, MD, Transitional Year Co-Program Director
Dr. Woller graduated from Northwestern University Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Utah where he then served as chief medical resident. Dr. Woller is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah. His research interests include venous thromboembolism and anticoagulation management, and he is Co-Director of the Intermountain Medical Center Thrombosis Clinic. Dr. Woller is recognized teacher who recently received the IMC Housestaff Teaching Award (2011) and University of Utah School of Medicine Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award (2012).
Corwin Q. Edwards, MD, Director, Graduate Medical Education Intermountain Health Care Urban Central Region Hospitals
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, University of Utah, LDS Hospital, and VA Hospital
Dr. Edwards graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Edwards was chief medical resident at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is professor of medicine and is associate director of the Internal Medicine Training Program at the University of Utah, Intermountain Medical Center, and VA Medical Center. He is a member of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. He has performed research in disorders of iron metabolism, hemochromatosis, iron loading among Africans and African-Americans and in porphyria cutanea tarda, and also in diabetes mellitus and the use of an insulin infusion pump during pregnancy.
James F. Orme Jr., MD, Course Director, Shock-Trauma ICU
Dr. Orme is a critical care physician and medical director of the Shock Trauma Respiratory Unit at Intermountain Medical Center. He has been director of the house officer program in the Shock Trauma Unit, director of LDS Transitional Year Residency Program, and is serving as an active participant in the University of Utah Internal Medicine Residency teaching program. He is a professor of medicine at the University of Utah. Dr. Orme's background includes a medical degree from Harvard University, internship at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, medicine residency at the University of Colorado, and pulmonary fellowship at the University of Utah. Between internship and residency, he served as General Medical Officer with the Indian Health Service, New Mexico. In addition to education and patient care interests, Dr. Orme is actively engaged in clinical research primarily focused on ARDS.
Brendan Cummins, MD, Course Director, Emergency Medicine
Dr. Cummins is the course director for emergency medicine at the Intermountain Medical Center Emergency Department. Dr. Cummins completed his doctor of medicine in 1997 at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. His residency was performed at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance in emergency medicine from 1997-2000. Dr. Cummins is board certified in emergency medicine.
Ray Price, MD, Chairman, Department of Surgery Course Director
Dr. Price is Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Intermountain Medical Center as well as Director of the Surgery Residency Training Program. His skill and commitment to residency education have been noted at both Harvard and the University of Utah. Dr. Price graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed a Surgical Residency at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. His clinical and academic interests focus on abdominal surgery, particularly laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Price also spends time helping the global health community, especially in Mongolia, where he is working to expand surgical care and make laparoscopy sustainable. He has also spent time in Haiti helping in the medical relief efforts after their earthquake.
Tawnya Bowles, MD, Course Co-director, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Dr. Bowles is the Co-director of the Surgery Residency Training Program at Intermountain Medical Center. Dr. Bowles graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and completed her General Surgery Residency at University of California, Davis Medical Center and was a Surgical Oncology Fellow at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Her research interests lie in development of a clinical research database for melanoma patients, sentinel lymph node staging for melanoma of the head and neck, surgical management of primary melanoma of the ear, use of radiation for recurrent scalp melanomas, and patient education on reducing risk of melanoma and other skin cancers. Dr. Bowles has been a wonderful addition to the faculty and Surgery Residency Training Program.