After Match Day

By Anna Stomberg, MD Every year the month of march brings a flurry of excitement. For some March means a time to anxiously await the arrival of the first green sprigs of grass marking the beginning of spring, others - to fill out their lucky march madness brackets and accurately predict the years NCAA champion, and to a … Continue reading After Match Day

Hindsight (or Advice to Myself in the Past)

By Lauren Wood, MD Hindsight is 20/20, right?  As the end of residency nears, and I think back on the last 2 ½ years, it has both flown by and been slow as molasses.  As the saying goes “the days are long, but the years are short”.  This definitely applies to residency!  Sometimes, things have … Continue reading Hindsight (or Advice to Myself in the Past)

A potential new model for training rural family physicians

  By Osman Sanyer, MD Throughout my career as a family doc, it has remained a constant challenge to train and recruit family medicine residents to practice in rural areas, and to retain family physicians in these rural practices. Work force demographic studies suggest that these challenges will continue to increase for years to come. … Continue reading A potential new model for training rural family physicians

The Most Challenging Rotation of Residency

  By Becky Abbey I am now three weeks into what is likely the most difficult rotation of residency thus far. The rotation is called “newborn baby care 24/7”, also know as the “being a brand new mom rotation.” So far, this rotation has had the cutest patients, OK actually just one patient, of any … Continue reading The Most Challenging Rotation of Residency

Living while Sleep Deprived

By Katie Fortenberry, PhD I’m just coming out of two years of sleep deprivation. Due to some sleep apnea issues (hopefully finally resolved), my now two-year-old daughter slept like a newborn until this summer. Which means, like the mom of a newborn, I was up every three hours at night for the last two years. … Continue reading Living while Sleep Deprived

Community Gardening for Health

By Sarah Riley-Burnett, DO In late fall of 2014, after a long day of rounding on patients at the hospital and a half day of clinic, I changed into jeans and a sweatshirt and made my way over to a community garden nestled in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah. I met a small … Continue reading Community Gardening for Health