Academics & Research

August

Aug

26

White Coat Ceremonies 2014

Most physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and physician's assistants in practice have never experienced the White Coat ceremony that our first year medical students and dental students at the University of Utah celebrated this week.

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Aug

19

Culture Meets Science in Discovery

Ever heard the nickname "Happy Valley?" Not the one 45 miles South of Salt Lake City. I'm talking about the one nearly 14,000 miles from here in Dharmshala, India. Home to many Tibetan refugees, this similarly nicknamed village is not the only connection we have to the other side of this planet.

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Aug

01

Where is the "Health" in Health Care?

Accountability in health care is a double-edged sword. On one edge, health care delivery systems, which in the face of health care reform must be accountable to deliver the right care, to the right patient, at the right time. On the other edge, our patients, who, often as their own best medicine, must be accountable for their lifestyles as best their individual circumstances allow.

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