Medical Laboratory Professionals Week takes place April 24 – 30, 2016. We salute our incredible clinical laboratory team for their continued excellence. Jessica Salamy, a medical laboratory scientist, explains what it is like to work in this profession.  “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading […]

This week is National Patient Safety Awareness Week. It provides us with an opportune time to reflect on patient- and family-centered care and its important relationship to patient safety. What is Patient- And Family-Centered Care? The Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered care defines patient- and family-centered care as an “innovative approach to the planning, delivery, […]

Wingman: A wingman is a pilot who supports another in a potentially dangerous flying environment. The wingman’s role is to add an element of mutual support to aerial combat. The presence of a wingman makes the flight both offensively and defensively more capable by increasing firepower and situational awareness, … and increasing the ability to […]

We’re excited to celebrate our Graduate Medical Education program through a blog series that will culminate with GME Appreciation Day on February 16. Get to know the names and faces of our program! The GME department is comprised of residents, fellows, program directors, associate program directors, program administrators and GME office staff.  When I reflect on teaching new physicians, the words of […]

Mrs. Kim enters the clinic. She is elderly, Korean, and also…a virtual avatar? That may come as a shock, but when we sought to develop a way to improve care for an aging America, a video game ended up being the ideal solution. It all started back in 2008. That’s when an Institute of Medicine […]

We’re excited to celebrate our Graduate Medical Educationprogram through a blog series that will culminate with GME Appreciation Day on February 16. Get to know the names and faces of our program! The GME department is comprised of residents, fellows, program directors, associate program directors, program administrators and GME office staff.  “Love what you do […]