Faculty Feature - Dr. Robin Kim
EDUCATION
Aug 01, 2019

Faculty Feature - Dr. Robin Kim

In this month's faculty feature, we talked to Dr. Robin Kim to discuss the importance of technology in the field of transplantation and why future med students need to be open minded and ask questions. ... Read More

Faculty Feature - Dr. Brigitte Smith
EDUCATION
Jul 08, 2019

Faculty Feature - Dr. Brigitte Smith

We’re proud to have Dr. Brigitte Smith on our faculty team. Learn what it means to be an educator for the next generation of surgeons and what advice she has for medical students interested in surgery. ... Read More

Ethical Standards for Cardiothoracic Surgeons' Participation in Social Media
RESEARCH
Jun 28, 2019

Ethical Standards for Cardiothoracic Surgeons' Participation in Social Media

Dr. Thomas Varghese, executive medical director at Huntsman Cancer Institute and head of the Section of General Thoracic Surgery at U of U Health, collaborated with the Cardiothoracic Ethics Forum on the topic of Ethical Standards for Cardiothoracic Surgeons' Participation in Social Media. This paper was jointly published in both the Annals of Thoracic Surgery and the The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. ... Read More

RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Feb 08, 2018

How the Burn Trauma ICU Eliminated Central Line Infections

Is zero possible? In the case of central line infections, the answer was once no. A CLABSI (central line associated blood stream infection) was once considered a car crash, or an expected inevitability of care. When University of Utah’s Burn Trauma Intensive Care Unit started treating CLABSIs like a plane crash, or a tragedy demanding in-depth investigation and cultural change, zero became possible.... Read More

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