Why I’m Optimistic About the Future of Primary Care

Previously published on AAFP.org. Click HERE to see the original article. While shadowing me, a premedical student noticed that I entered the lot number of an IUD into my charting. "Why do you have to waste time entering that?" she asked. "Don't you think that IUDs should come with QR codes that can be easily … Continue reading Why I’m Optimistic About the Future of Primary Care

Choosing Gratitude

By Kara Frame, MD I don’t remember the exact lecture or rotation, but somewhere along the course of my medical school education, I was taught this powerful lesson: a person is capable of changing how she thinks.  Of course, people have natural tendencies- leaning more positive or tending toward a more pessimistic outlook- but to … Continue reading Choosing Gratitude

Training on the trail: residency lessons learned in the back & beyond

By Zoë Cross, MD It is truly a privilege to live within shouting distance of the mountains here in Salt Lake City. It is also a privilege to be a resident physician. Entering a residency program means a young doctor has made it through undergraduate education and medical school, countless tests, sleepless nights, and probably too many … Continue reading Training on the trail: residency lessons learned in the back & beyond