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Author: Hohenstein, Laura J

Understanding & Handling Adverse Outcomes

Mistakes are a part of life. While no one wants to make a mistake, it’s inevitable that you will make one a time or two. Knowing how to respond when you mess up can make a big difference both personally and professionally. Scott Sanderson, MPS, CCP, LP’12 understands this and shares the advice he gives […]

Oct 19, 2022

Advice and Encouragement for UNMC Students

It’s mid-October. The morning are chilly; the afternoons are warm. Classes are in full-swing, and mid-semester stress may be taking its toll on many UNMC students. In 30 seconds, Chad Hovseth (RT)(MR)’06 offers advice and words of encouragement for students. Give it a listen!

Oct 12, 2022

Leadership as Action

When you think of leadership, what comes to mind? Is it a person, like Martin Luther King Jr. or Brené Brown? When Patricia Kearns, PT’99 thinks about leadership, she thinks of action. Patricia is the President and CEO of QLI – Brain & Spinal Injury Specialists. Take a quick listen to her philosophy on leadership […]

Oct 5, 2022

Advice to Young Professionals with Underrepresented Identities

Aurora Le, PhD, MPH’16 shares advice to students, recent grads and other young professionals who come from underrepresented backgrounds. She acknowledges the experience of imposter syndrome and importance of finding support from others.

Sep 28, 2022

Saving Time & Feeling Better Through Meal Prep

In the busy lives of students and working professionals, it can be hard to find time to make and eat healthy meals. Logan Franck, PharmD’17 and his wife have found a solution that works for them – advance meal prep. In just a few hours each week, Dr. Franck has all of his meals planned […]

Sep 21, 2022

Overcoming Barriers in Advocacy Work

Advocacy work is something many UNMC students, staff and alumni engage in at UNMC, in their communities, through national organizations, and more. This work can be extremely rewarding, but it is often also challenging. Carli Zegers, PhD’19, APRN, FNP-BC has engaged in this work for many years. While at UNMC, she founded the Nebraska Chapter […]

Sep 14, 2022

Creating a Budget & Setting Financial Goals

Jed R. Hansen, PhD’21, APRN, RNP-C, prior to getting his degrees in nursing, earned a degree in finance and worked in the financial sector. Having a budget and setting financial goals has always been a priority for him. As a student, it can be hard to find and stick to a budget. Dr. Hansen shares […]

Sep 7, 2022

The Benefits of Yoga & Meditation

We know some of you attended UNMC Goat Yoga last week and the photos were so fun! Yoga is one form of mindfulness that Brandy Sundberg BS’02, RT(R), RDMS shares about in the blog today. Brandy has been practicing yoga for nearly 20 years and is a yoga instructor. She shares the physical and mental […]

Aug 31, 2022

Advice for Students Considering a PhD Program

Sachi Verma, MPH’17, is currently working on her PhD at UNMC. In this two-minute video, she shares advice for those who are considering earning a PhD. One of the most important tips – start preparing now! Be sure to watch and take note of her suggestions if this is something you can see in your […]

Aug 24, 2022

Advice to Student Researchers

UNMC is known for it’s leading research and innovation in the health sciences, and many of our incoming students will have the opportunity to engage in this research. Mike Kozal, MD’88, Internal Medicine’91 shares a few pieces of advice for any student who is completing research at UNMC and beyond.

Aug 10, 2022