A Day in the Life at UNMC

Hauntings

Mark Darby, a family nurse practice student in the College of Nursing in Omaha, recently had his essay chosen by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health for publication in the 2016 “Reflections in Global Health Anthology” which was recently released. The essay is reprinted here with his permission. In my career as student , I am haunted. Haunted by my trips to Rio De… Continue Reading

Finding a balance

By Laura Zima I looked out at all the UNO students — questioning me and three other medical students at a pre-health organization meeting at UNO — and I so vividly remembered being in their shoes. I wish I could tell them that the worries they were feeling completely go away once you are in medical school, but unfortunately that doesn’t happen for everyone. Sometimes… Continue Reading

Different fields, common strengths in these UNMC stalwarts

by Chandra Are, M.B.B.S., vice chairman for education for department of surgery, associate professor of surgical oncology The machine of change is chugging along unprecedented in its scope, magnitude or pace. The hectic pace of change traps us all in undiminished frenzy that prevents anyone from taking a pause. Taking a pause to stop and reflect on some of the events that have transpired over… Continue Reading