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Tips to Handle Burnout

Burnout is a form of exhaustion caused by constantly feeling swamped. In many cases, burnout is related to one’s job. Burnout happens when you’re overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to keep up with life’s incessant demands. According to WebMD Many of us have experienced burnout. Now, in our third year of the pandemic, it is no […]

May 18, 2022

Creating an Inclusive Environment in Healthcare & Advice for BIPOC UNMC Students

Isaiah T. Crum, a December 2020 graduate of the UNMC College of Medicine, shares a few ways healthcare practitioners can create an inclusive environment within their respective spheres of influence. He also shares advice for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) students at UNMC.  Creating an Inclusive Environment in Healthcare  When creating an inclusive […]

February 25, 2021

Solid Advice in Changing Times

Colonel Joshua McConkey, MD ’03, FACEP, FACEM shares his advice for students and notes that, even though the world has changed, the fundamental principles don’t. Check it out.

December 3, 2020

We Give Thanks for You

Time, talent and treasure are all resources we can share with others, perhaps in varying degrees, but that we can share to make a difference nonetheless. Hear from three alumni about what prompted them to start giving back to impact UNMC students, the healthcare leaders of tomorrow. This is the time of the year where […]

November 18, 2020

Gratitude–It’s Always in Style

We in the Alumni Association know this has been such an unprecedented year, but one thing that has not changed is our ability to express gratitude. Today we would like to share with you a website dedicated to saying thank you to the alumni and friends who have supported a UNMC Innovation Fund for any […]

October 21, 2020

Try, Try Again

Dr. Sigler was tenacious in his dream of becoming a dentist and the road wasn’t an easy one when it came to getting into dental school. Hear him share a little bit of his story and the tips he offers for students and young professionals or any of us who need a little encouragement to […]

September 18, 2020

Living, Working & Volunteering in Rural Nebraska: A Nurse’s Story

It is widely known that recruiting healthcare professionals to the rural setting is an ongoing challenge.  Healthcare systems have collaborated with colleges and universities for years to develop programs promoting rural practice for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other allied health professionals. Nearly three decades ago I began my nursing career at the Mid-Plains Community […]

September 3, 2020

Welcome New Students!

This week, new students from across all of UNMC’s colleges and programs are entering into their chosen healthcare profession. Many are participating in a white coat or professionalism ceremony as a rite of passage into their field of practice. Healthcare professionals adhere to a code of standards and ethics. These responsibilities, obligations and expected behaviors […]

August 21, 2020

Meet The Notochords

“The Notochords” is a band made up of students from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine. Their mission is to combine their passion for music with their roles as student doctors by performing for others. They hope to uplift spirits within their community and to heal others through the power of music. […]

July 30, 2020

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give

The above mentioned quote by Winston Churchill speaks volumes. Today we share a story from an alumnus about an example of how he has given back in his own life. Giving of our time, talent or treasure knows no season–ripples of impact can be made each and every day of our lives. Do your little […]

July 22, 2020