A Day in the Life at UNMC

Photo blog: Cast away

It sounded like fun. UNMC’s Primary Care Progress and Family Medicine Interest Groups presented “Procedure Night: Casting Workshop” for students Oct. 8 in the Sorrell Center’s Clinical Skills laboratory. What does that mean? Students learned to administer casts. They received casts themselves. Then they took a saw, and cut them off. And they had to sit there while a fellow student did the same to them…. Continue Reading

What do you want, blood?

Two years ago, Tom O’Connor wrote a Time Out with T.O. column in UNMC Today in which he all but called us a bunch of weenies if we made squeamish excuses about giving blood. (He also used the word “phlebotomists” – what a show off.) To which I say, “Guilty.” Weenie No. 1, right here. It’s not my fault. Things have changed. When I was… Continue Reading