We will be taking a temporary break from posting on the Family Medicine Residency blog until November 1. This time period will serve as a time to revamp the blog and improve our message and content. Thank you for your continual support and we look forward to coming back in full force on November 1!
By: Sonja Van Hala, MD, MPH, FAAFPDedicated to Garon Coriz, MD, UUFMRP Class of 2016, who touched us with his bright smile and big heart. “Rose, thorn, bud!” my daughter exclaimed as we were a few bites into our meal. “I want to go first!” my son declared. We know that eating together is good … More Rose, Thorn, Bud
By: Rachel Goossen, MD In May 2019, headlines of a study out of University of Michigan hit the lay media: “New Doctors’ DNA Ages 6 Times Faster Than Normal in First Year.” Using DNA samples submitted by medical residents across the country, the Intern Health Study measured telomere length before and after residents completed their … More Doctors Need Help Too
It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that one our former resident, Dr. Garon Coriz, died this past weekend following a climbing accident near Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Coriz completed medical school at the University of New Mexico in 2013, followed by graduation from the University of Utah Family Medicine … More In Memory of Dr. Garon Coriz
On July 1, 2019, the Family Medicine Residency Blog celebrated its five year anniversary. Over the years we have had a myriad of topics ranging from residency stories, touching patient experiences, stories about loved ones lost, health and wellness, the great outdoors, and more. Today, we take the opportunity to find out what you love … More Reader Survey
By: Jennifer Leiser, MD “Murdered? What do you mean exactly?” The human brain is not programmed to receive horrible and unexpected news. I just couldn’t get the idea to enter my head. My colleague’s voice on the phone was patient yet insistent as she repeated herself. Our talented, vibrant, brilliant resident, Sarah Hawley, was dead, … More Crisis: Leading and Following