by Emily Miro, MD, MPH For as big as the University of Utah healthcare system is, it can often feel pretty dang small. As an employee of the U, I get my care through University of Utah clinics. I recently needed to get a pap (ending my many-year streak of “do what I say, not … More Should I Be My Friend’s PCP?
by Jillian Hess, MD I recently completed my 1-month rural rotation in Kanab, Utah. As a person who has roots in rural Wisconsin, I was really looking forward to this rotation to explore what it’s like to practice in a rural setting. I was assigned to work with an attending who is one of four … More A Day in the Life of a Rural Family Doctor
by Matthew Demarco, MD It was 5 am on yet another Saturday where I was slated to go out for a 3-4 hour long run in preparation for Speedgoat 50k. Our 3-month-old lay asleep in his crib. The night before, my wife and I had been discussing what it looked like for us to continue … More The Double-Edged Sword of Passion
by Joe Novak, MD I love a good graph. An undergrad degree in physics drilled into me that the graph is one of the best tools to convey complex information quickly (and also one of the best tools to take up space in lab reports with a minimum page requirement). A graph that I’ve found … More Graphing the Quality of Life
by Marta Schenck, MD As I finish my second year of residency, I have been reflecting a lot on what I want my long-term practice to look like. While throughout residency people have occasionally asked what I want to do, it feels like suddenly everyone is asking me if I am looking for jobs, where … More Finding the Right Fit
by Britt Hultgren, MD From Perspectives, Britt Hultgren, BA, Remembering William, 379:24, 2293-2295. Copyright © 2018 Massachusetts Medical Society. Reprinted with permission. Dr. Hultgren was born in Minnesota and raised primarily in Missouri. He holds undergraduate degrees in Philosophy & Religion and Business (emphasis on Organizational Behavior) at Truman State University and a medical degree … More Remembering William