The Long and Winding Road

By: Brian Hill I recently completed the application, interview, rank, and match process for sports medicine fellowship. This process gave me déjà vu back to when I was applying for family medicine residency. Both the residency and fellowship have similar steps including completing an ERAS application, obtaining letters of recommendation, and submitting your medical school … Continue reading The Long and Winding Road

The Joy of Teaching Medical Students

I love teaching. Preceptors (and teachers in general) might give different reasons for why they teach, but common themes are: Making a difference in a student’s life Deriving joy from watching a student “get it” “Paying it forward,” and emulate a great teacher/ mentor that they had Enjoying life-long learning and staying sharp; it is … Continue reading The Joy of Teaching Medical Students

For A Mountain Vacation, Allow Time To Acclimatize

What could be better than a winter trip to the mountains? For many skiers and snowboarders visiting Utah, the answer is absolutely nothing. They plan travel and lodging, prep their equipment, get their passes, and hope for the legendary Utah powder to be abundant during their stay. Unfortunately, while all of the standard preparations may … Continue reading For A Mountain Vacation, Allow Time To Acclimatize

This Post is About Guns

  I narrowly missed the Trolley Square shootings. I had been buying wrapping paper for gifts. I walked out the doorway of the mall not one hour before the shooter walked in. I was really pregnant at the time, able to waddle more than walk, and I certainly could not have run. I was really … Continue reading This Post is About Guns

Dietary Supplements: 3 Tips for Discussing Use with Patients

By Hanna Raber, PharmD Before moving to Utah from the Midwest last year, I had never even heard of dōTERRA essential oils. Needless to say, I have experienced a bit of a learning curve when it comes to the use of natural products in Utah. The patient population I currently work with is noticeably more … Continue reading Dietary Supplements: 3 Tips for Discussing Use with Patients

The Doctor is in…24/7?

  Like many of my colleagues in medical education, I am a part-time clinician.  My time is split, spending less than half in my own clinical practice with the rest devoted to resident education.  This is precisely why I love my job.  The diversity of each day keeps me engaged, challenged, and excited about the … Continue reading The Doctor is in…24/7?