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    Building Bonds and Funding Our Future
    Sep 13, 2016

    Building Bonds and Funding Our Future

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    At the University of Utah Health Sciences, philanthropy takes on many forms. It means partnering with the community to advance health, science and education for the state of Utah and the world around us. It means developing stronger relationships with donors who care as deeply as we do about health sciences innovation, and who can help us in our mission to deliver the best possible clinical care, foster collaboration between clinicians and researchers, and train the health care providers of the future.... Read More

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    Remembering Our Humanity in Clinical Care
    EducationClinical
    Aug 25, 2016

    Remembering Our Humanity in Clinical Care

    Every once in a while, an opportunity arises for us to impact the world around us and to demonstrate our humanity in the midst of the hardest trials. While only in her third year of medical school at the University of Utah, Daniela Anderson (MS2018) is already providing care, hope and love through her gifted storytelling and intricate watercolor paintings in her moving children’s book, The Moon Prince and the Sea.... Read More

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    Imagine Perfect Care
    Health Care Transformation
    Jul 18, 2016

    Imagine Perfect Care

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    This week we came together to realize a vision that harnesses the power of our entire health system to make care even better. With the help of a broad group of administrators, faculty, staff and students we successfully launched the Imagine Perfect Care Resource Center.... Read More

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    Having Worked with One of the Best
    Education
    May 27, 2016

    Having Worked with One of the Best

    If you’re lucky in your career, you occasionally have the opportunity to work with truly unique talent. The only problem with truly unique talent is that the more successful they are, the more the rest of the world wants a piece of them. Such is the case with our Hospitals and Clinics CEO, David Entwistle, who is leaving us May 27 to become the president and CEO of Stanford Health Care.... Read More

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    The 'Best of Times'
    Education
    May 17, 2016

    The 'Best of Times'

    This week, in addition to 48 students who will earn their Ph.D.’s, 130 who will receive Masters’ degrees, and 31 undergraduates who will advance, a new class of 81 Utah medical students will become physicians.... Read More

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    The Impact that a Single U. Medical School Graduate Can Make
    ClinicalHealth Care Transformation
    Feb 12, 2016

    The Impact that a Single U. Medical School Graduate Can Make

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    Many U. alumni contribute meaningfully to their communities outside of their clinical practices. They perform research and train tomorrow’s health professionals. They offer their services free of charge at pro bono clinics or in global health settings. And a number have left a lasting mark on history with innovations to advance science, medicine and learning. ... Read More

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    We’re Keeping Our New Year’s Resolution: Better Health Care for All
    Education, Clinical, Health Care TransformationResearch
    Dec 28, 2015

    We’re Keeping Our New Year’s Resolution: Better Health Care for All

    What does excellent health care look like? It’s a question on the mind of every health industry leader in this country, and it’s a question of value. For all that we spend on health care in the U.S., what do we get in return? Are we getting our money’s worth? At University of Utah Health Sciences, I’m proud to say, the answer is yes. ... Read More

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    Meaningful Mentoring Makes A Difference
    ResearchHealth Care Transformation
    Dec 17, 2015

    Meaningful Mentoring Makes A Difference

    Diversity fuels innovation. I’ve written about this before—about how creative solutions to big problems requires a diversity of thought and perspective. Today, I’ve invited our associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs Carrie Byington, M.D., to explain a mentoring program that is making campus a better, more inclusive place to learn, work and innovate while helping to solve the physician-scientist shortage.... Read More

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    Punching Holes in Health Care’s Glass Ceiling
    Clinical, Health Care Transformation, ResearchEducation
    Oct 21, 2015

    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?”... Read More

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    The One Thing
    Education, Clinical, Health Care TransformationResearch
    Oct 13, 2015

    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.... Read More

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    An Ode to the Class of 2019: Our Future, Our Greatest Hope
    Education, Health Care TransformationClinical
    Sep 04, 2015

    An Ode to the Class of 2019: Our Future, Our Greatest Hope

    At the start of Autumn, medical students participate in a rite of passage known as the “white coat” ceremony. This year 122 students ceremoniously donned their white coats, embarking on one of the most remarkable transformations in higher education—the transformation from “pre-med” to “doctor.” ... Read More

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