A Post About Nothing (sort of)

Zac Watne, Utah’s payment innovation manager (he gets paid to understand the volatile world of payment reform), is back with another update on “bundles.” In this post, Zac explains that while the latest news on bundles is important to know, it's much ado about nothing for University of Utah Health.

A Stone Is A Rock With A Story

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. In this thirteenth dispatch, Terry explores the “duende,” or the subconscious present in art and poems.

A Tale of Redfish and Oil

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. On the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Terry reflects on ecological change, the coronavirus, and the power of friendship.

A Writer’s Garden

Terry Tempest Williams is a Utah native, writer, naturalist, activist, educator—and patient. In this 20th Dispatch from the Desert, Terry bows to the life within her garden.

Accelerate 2018: By The Numbers

Over two years ago, we launched Accelerate–University of Utah Health’s learning community. It has been rewarding, inspiring, and fun to share Utah’s work with nearly 50,000 readers, some of them from across the world. Everybody loves a year-end list, so here are Accelerate’s awards for 2018.

Accelerate… But Watch Out for the Other Drivers!

After a near-death experience, University of Utah Health Senior Value Engineer, Luca Boi, walked away with minor bruising and three powerful lessons.

ACCELERATE LIVE: White Identity, Race and Racism

We are honored to partner with the Resiliency Center to present this special presentation from VA internist Amy Cowan, who will explore the topic of race and racism through the lens of whiteness. Racism is pervasive in our society and shapes all of our lives. Come together to learn from each other.

Accelerate's Best of 2017

Just over one year ago, we launched Accelerate – University of Utah Health’s improvement community. Here are the “Top 3” articles from 2017 selected by the 16,673 members of our burgeoning community.

Acknowledging Emotional Pain Is An Act of Inclusion

There’s a better way to respond to colleagues who share experiences about discrimination in society or the workplace. Preston Dahlgren, senior nursing director, relies on his master’s degree in marriage and family therapy to address the importance of validating emotions during hard conversations.

Active Learning: Techniques to Improve Learner Engagement

Keeping learners engaged during a talk or presentation is a challenge almost all educators have encountered. With the transition to more virtual learning over the past year, capturing learners’ attention can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. What are some tools and techniques to improve learner engagement?

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