Many of us are conditioned to push ourselves even harder when times get tough. Why would anyone even consider taking a break? Research says you should. Here’s some rationale and tips to help challenge the instinct to keep pushing through.
Our work has high stakes, and it’s natural we feel a deep sense of responsibility. Ally Tanner teaches us that trust helps lighten the load.
Medical education is steeped in tradition and hierarchy. A new generation of education leaders is sifting through their own stories and experiences to change how students are trained. In this essay, Michelle Hofmann, former associate professor in the Pediatrics department, reflects on her own experience in medical education: a journey from Doctor to Michelle.
In this first of three articles, University of Utah Health’s Chief Executive Officer Dan Lundergan shares how the same core values and beliefs that carried us through the pandemic will continue to successfully carry us into the future.
Access to medical care isn't a given. Medical students from the Tribal, Rural, and Underserved Medical Education (TRUE) Graduate Certificate program tell us first-hand experiences that helped them build a passion for complex problem solving by experiencing big, systemic challenges up close.
Leadership is not a destination, but a journey where you’re constantly evolving and entering new stages. Dayle Benson, chief of staff of clinical affairs and executive director of the University of Utah Medical Group, shares how to practice and embrace generativity to nurture the skills of those around you and become a better leader.
Teams naturally move through stages while working together but often get stuck or fail to reach their potential without recognition and leadership. Pharmacist Kyle Turner shares strategies for each stage of team development.
Fail fast and often has been Silicon Valley’s motto for years. For medicine, where failure can result in patient harm, failure has negative connotations. Peter Weir, Utah’s executive medical director of population health and a family medicine physician, discusses different types of failures, and how we become better people and better clinicians by talking about our mistakes.
Intensive Outpatient Clinic Physician Stacey Bank, Social Worker Christina Cackler, and Executive Medical Director of Population Health Peter Weir share what it took to build an integrated practice and why it pays to innovate for patient-centered care.
Exceptional care only happens with an engaged team. Jared Wrigley should know: he has led three diverse teams at U of U Health—first, Westridge Health Center, and now, South Jordan’s primary care team and Parkway Health Center. Here are three effective ways he engages everyone on the team.
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.
What can 15 years of team-building leadership teach you? A lot. Expressive therapies manager, Holly Badger supervised the Huntsman Mental Health Institute's (formally known as the University Neuropsychiatric Institute) ROPES Course before becoming a manager of UNI's Expressive Therapy program. Here, Holly gives Accelerate a crash course in building community while strengthening a team.