By: Robert McRaeOriginally published on Op-Med on Jun 12, 2019. As I prepare to make the transition from medical student to intern, I find myself reflecting on the past four years of my life. In doing so, I am filled with gratitude for the teachers, hospital staff, and patients that enabled an intimidated, know-nothing student … More What I Regret From Medical School
By: Sherilyn DeStefano, MD “Low tech, high touch” is a phrase I first heard used by an integrative medicine provider when I was in medical school. She used it to describe her practice style, one that focused more on physical exam and observation rather than labs and tests. Medical students around the country look forward … More High Tech, High Touch
By: Zoe Cross, MD stop me if you’ve heard this one:an oncologist, a radiologist, a surgeon, and a patient walk into a roomwon’t you please sit down Ms. Mthank you doctorthank you for coming in this morning Ms. Mthank you doctorwe thought it would be prudent to meet in person to discuss your results, Ms. … More A Care Conference
Contributor – Robert Pearl, M.D. Originally published on Forbes.com in April 2019 In a shocking development that could transform the medical profession, the International Journal of Health Services published the findings of a study titled, “Primary care, specialty care, and life chances.” Using multiple regression analysis, the researchers concluded that “primary care is by far the most … More Study: Primary Care Doctors Increase Life Expectancy, But Does Anyone Care?
By: Ruben Tinajero, MS Five years ago, when I first came to Salt Lake City to obtain clinical psychology training at the University of Utah, I was excited about the opportunity to obtain research and clinical training in health psychology. During my second year in the program, I completed my first practicum training at the … More Embracing the Noise as a Clinical Psychology Trainee
By: Benjamin Brown MD, MPH Our residency program is filled with assignments and projects that run alongside our demanding clinical responsibilities. One of these ongoing curricular components is that each year, the third-year residents lead a quality improvement project. These projects focus on improving health and well-being in our patients at the Madsen Health Center … More Gangnam Style and Quality Improvement