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Trainees who feel empowered to be vulnerable, seek out connection, and embrace growth help restore humanity to a health care system that sometimes feels isolating and mechanized.
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Something Deeper Than Hope

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. She reflects on this moment on the threshold of what’s next as the country reopens in this last dispatch from the desert.

Five Ways Our Culture of Wellness is Working During COVID-19

Family Medicine physician and co-director of the Resiliency Center Amy Locke outlines five ways U of U Health’s strategic commitment to well-being is paying off during COVID-19.

Learning to Sit with Death and Loss

For many, the effects of COVID-19 are proving to be unprecedented—from losing a sense of certainty and security to losing loved ones. Harvard Graduate School of Education student Niharika Sanyal reflects on the uncertainty of death, taking a moment to sit with the loss and grief of this difficult time.

Yellow Daffodils & One Obituary Writer

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. She takes us into the current world of Boston Globe obituaries editor Bryan Marquard, and why shared grief can be endured grief.

The Heat Wave of Nostalgia

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. She reflects on venturing out after 52 days and how we’re coping with nostalgia and the present.

Life On Earth Comes From Water

Water is life—it connects us—bearing gifts of nourishment, community, healing and tranquility. Harvard Divinity School student Dan “Shutterbug” Wells shares photographs that capture the beauty of bodies of water that stretch from the Atlantic to Pacific oceans.

Watching Clouds of Unknowing

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. As we emerge from lockdown, Terry reflects on the ephemeral nature of clouds, our invisible threat, and the power of our collective imagination.

Look for the Helpers

This time brings a sense of connection and deep gratitude from many for the work of frontline caregivers. Harvard Graduate School of Education student Julianna Sims writes a letter of thanks for health care helpers with an introduction from Chief Wellness Officer Robin Marcus.

Of Course People are Baking Bread

It’s the mundane and the sublime, sustenance of all forms. Harvard Graduate School of Design student Emily Duma encourages us while confined to mix sorrow, knead beauty, bake in connection and slather the butter on thick.

Mixed Medicine II

Brooklyn musical artist, producer and Harvard Divinity School student Lindsay Sanwald (aka Idgy Dean) is back with two new songs and a music video made for the "Beauty in a Broken World" series while in quarantine.

A Gift From the Far East

Learning from a fourth-century Chinese thinker today is an act of finding beauty in this broken world. Harvard Divinity School student Minahil Mehdi shares wisdom for the present from the distant past.

Angels of Mercy

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. Here, she reflects on the courage of nurses both serving and stepping forward during the pandemic.