What Do Residents Want for Burnout Prevention? Time

By: Katherine Fortenberry, PhD; Jordan Knox, MD; and Sonja Van Hala, MD, MPH, FAAFP Previously published in Academic Medicine, March 2018 Dr. Ripp and colleagues’ recent call to action on well-being in graduate medical education emphasizes the importance of multilevel interventions in addressing well-being. We concur with these recommendations but want to emphasize the importance of … Continue reading What Do Residents Want for Burnout Prevention? Time

Finding consistency in the midst of constant change 

By: Anna Holman Two of the major challenges of being a Family Medicine resident is the wide scope of medicine we learn and the variety of environments in which we train. As an intern or first-year resident, the work can be hard because it seems like we change gears every month. Bouncing from Pediatrics to … Continue reading Finding consistency in the midst of constant change 

For a Moment

By: Kristin Sandoval Preceding my elective experience I was asked to write down a couple of learning goals to expound upon after as a reflective assessment of my experience.  I approached this task as if it were a typical medical student requirement in that I chose topics that were of interest, but could also be researched … Continue reading For a Moment

Inheriting the Opiate Crisis

By: Bryan Hendrickson As a profession, we are beginning to grasp the severity and reality of the opiate epidemic. Many of us were recently born into this era as new providers, or find ourselves suddenly responsible for helping patients identified under the lens of this new understanding, that opiate medications cause harm. Talking with new … Continue reading Inheriting the Opiate Crisis


Karen Gunning, BCACP, FCCP, PharmD, BCPS, and Joanne Rolls, MPAS, PA-C Previously Published on University of Utah Health Accelerate In 1950, the time it took for medical knowledge to double was 50 years. In 1980, it had fallen to 7 years, and by 2010, it was just 3.5 years. By 2020, it’s projected to be … Continue reading HOW AN EXCELLENT CLINICIAN BECOMES AN EXCELLENT TEACHER

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