Academics & Research

October

Oct

21

Punching Holes in Health Care’s Glass Ceiling

No one wants to admit their biases. We’d all like to believe that we’re blind to gender, race and ethnicity. I challenge you, though, to look at these photos and then ask yourself: Are these the images that first come to mind when you hear the words “CEO,” “surgeon,” or “scientist?”

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Oct

19

Health Care is Changing, but our Values Remain the Same

All too often, reimagining health care takes a back seat to the immediacy, or busy-ness, of health care. It’s a challenge we face daily at the University of Utah, in spite—indeed, partly because—of efforts to create “value” for our patients by providing better care and service.

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Oct

13

The One Thing

Recently I was asked by a recruit, “What’s the ‘one thing’ you are trying to achieve for the University of Utah Health Sciences?” I suppose he was alluding to the book by Gary Keller, which has been very popular of late among the business set.

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