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Elevating Employee Support: The Role of Peer Support Training

Jake Van Epps, Associate Director of the Resiliency Center, and Jessica Rivera, Director of Environmental Services, share about the peer support training program and how it has given the Environmental Services team new tools to care for one another.

Celebrating Impact: 8 Must-Read Articles That Shaped 2023

Accelerate Learning Community has now grown to exceed more than half a million learners from across the world! Each month, we average around 35,000 visitors who learn about health care equity, improvement, leadership and resilience from U of U Health faculty, staff, students, and trainees. Continuing our annual tradition of giving thanks, we’re celebrating the eight most popular national articles and local favorites in 2023.

Managing the Moment: When Anger Takes Over

Caring for our community has been our superpower throughout the pandemic. In this moment, however, our capacity for empathy is being challenged. Chief Wellness Officer Amy Locke shares four strategies to help keep your cool when emotions run high.

Your Guide to the Updated Masking Policy for Teams, Patients, and Caregivers

Its that time of the year, when respiratory illnesses are common. Masking is one way we can protect our most vulnerable patients and ourselves. Use the below guide to discuss masking with your teams and with our patients.

Holiday Procrastination is Not Your Friend

Believe it or not, the holidays have arrived. But have no fear, Senior Value Engineer Cindy Spangler is here with three steps you can take to carve out time now and avoid the woes of the holiday rush.

Toxic Productivity: Recognize, Resist, Reimagine

Understanding the dangers of toxic productivity is crucial in safeguarding mental well-being and fostering a balanced life amid today's demanding work culture. Jess Burgett, Leadership Training Specialist, shares a healthier approach to not only shield against burnout but also empowers individuals to achieve sustainable success and fulfillment.

From Learning to Serving: The Impact of Physician Assistant Student-Led Free Clinics

Free clinics serve as a vital pillar for urgent medical care for underserved populations in our community. Four Physician Assistant students at University of Utah explain how their involvement in student-led free clinics have benefited the community—and their medical education.

Finance 101: Reading Financial Reports

Understanding financial reports is crucial for leaders making informed decisions for their teams and departments. Finance leaders Clint Reid, Casey Moore, and Robert Dickson walk us through some of the most common reports that leaders can utilize in operations and strategy.

Top 10 Tips for Enhancing Your Well-Being

With the change of the season upon us, now is a great time to focus on self-care. Well-being specialist Jamuna Jones shares her top 10 tried-and-true tips aimed at optimizing your health and nurturing your mind, body, and soul during this seasonal shift.

Transformational Leadership in Nursing

Magnet Program Director Gigi Austria unpacks the Magnet model with the first in a five-part series. Here she describes how transformational leaders achieve successful outcomes by sharing their vision to create an environment where everyone is empowered and engaged.

Shared Governance Implementation Toolkit for Teams

Health systems across the nation utilize shared governance programs to empower teams to make decisions impacting their practice and area of work, increase accountability and autonomy, and improve quality of patient care. The U of U Health Department of Nursing offers its model, along with tips, to assist any team in implementing shared decision-making in their respective areas.

Mindfulness in Medicine

In the medical field, science and skill are paramount, but what about the crucial art of dealing with grief and loss? Physician David Sandweiss shares his transformative mindfulness journey through the profound impact of presence and compassion, and how it has reshaped his approach to patients.