Category: Well-Being

A collection of blog posts related to all forms of well-being.

A Mandolin Musical Melody

This week we share a mandolin rendition of Bach’s Air on the G String played by Christopher Bingcang, MD. He shared this with our project, the UNMC Talent Treasure Trove, where we seek to showcase the talents of our faculty, staff, students, fellow colleagues, and alumni. These weekly videos are meant to provide viewers with […]

June 4, 2020

Improvisation and a Capella Singing

This week you have the opportunity to hear a short-form standup improvisational bit and an a capella performance of the Star Spangled Banner. One from a faculty member physician and another from an alumnus/current student. UNMC is truly full of many “hidden” talents and we are excited to showcase them in the UNMC Talent Treasure […]

May 28, 2020

Quarantinaville and a Dog Named Fitz

This week we have not only a musical time out that will have you swaying to the beat, but some dog tricks from Fitz that are sure to leave you impressed. Don’t take our word for it though–check them out below. We are seeking more UNMC faculty, retirees, alumni, students, staff, and fellow Nebraska Medicine […]

May 21, 2020

A dog, a gymnast and a barre enthusiast!

It has been another fun week of seeing the talents of our colleagues and their pets too! Check out the short videos below to see some dog tricks, gymnastic moves and learn what barre exercise is!

May 14, 2020

Holiday Eating Tips

The holidays can be a challenging time as we are often confronted with many events and parties that can sometimes lead to holiday weight gain. Below are some tips to help stay on track, while still enjoying yourself! Remember to eat three meals per day. Do not skip meals as this can result in overeating later […]

November 20, 2019

Tips on Maintaining Your Well-being in the Healthcare Field

What do you do if you start to feel a sense of burnout in your personal or professional life? Hear from Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE ’03, ’07 ’16 on tips she recommends developing to help find the joy again. “Healthcare is very emotional, amazing human work, but at the end of that there are […]

October 9, 2019

Maintaining Balance in the Health Professions

Grant Turner, M.D. ’15 discusses maintaining balance.  “Maintaining balance is all about recognizing that it is going to be difficult; but allot time to things that are most important to you.”  Well-said, Dr. Turner!

September 20, 2019

Strategies for Developing Personal & Mental Well-Being While Pursuing an Education and Career: Why Flexibility and Teamwork are Essential Ingredients for Success

The institutions of higher education are designed to serve and one has a better chance of appreciating the many services these institutions provide with the proper mindset.  I, myself, have had to change many of my mindsets as I have traveled both the paths of my education and career in order to foster my own […]

July 17, 2019

Megan Frazee, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT ’09 on the Importance of Sleep

March is National Sleep Awareness Month and Megan Frazee, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT ’09, shares how sleep deprivation impacts our body and how healthcare providers can ask patients about the quality of their sleep and then educate them about basic sleep hygiene techniques. “It’s been shown that one night of sleep decreases the immune fighting […]

March 13, 2019