Michael Good

Michael L. Good

Michael L. Good

Interim President, The University of Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah
33,047 Students

Dr. Michael L. Good is interim president of the University of Utah, effective 4/7/21. Dr. Good has worked to advance the university’s health system and has led both it and the more than 20,000 talented faculty, staff and students, who make up University of Utah Health, over the last two and a half years.

Dr. Good has served as CEO of University of Utah Health since August 2018. He also serves as Dean of the University of Utah School of Medicine and the Senior Vice President of Health Sciences. He previously served as dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he maintained a strong focus on teams, faculty, and students. A professor of anesthesiology, Dr. Good is also a noted inventor. Early in his academic career, he led a team of UF physicians and engineers to create the Human Patient Simulator, a sophisticated computerized teaching tool that is now used in health-care education programs throughout the world. Dr. Good graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in computer and communication sciences. He also earned his medical degree from Michigan and moved to Gainesville in 1984 to complete residency training in anesthesiology and a research fellowship at the University of Florida.