Exploring VR and AR at the EHSL

I have a cool job. I’m a student intern at the Eccles Health Sciences Library. I seek out emerging technologies–things like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)–and then I play with them. These are fringe technologies that didn’t exist 5 years ago, but increasingly, healthcare providers and researchers are seeing the potential of tech-assisted …Read More »

Library Award Given to Bench-2-Bedside Team 2018

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the J. Willard Marriott Library co-sponsor the annual $2000 Library Award given at the Bench-2-Bedside Competition Night. This year, the Library Award went to the Endo-Grip team. One of the members of Endo-Grip, Amir Ali Ghaffarian, spoke to us about his team and his experience. Who makes up the Endo-Grip Team? The …Read More »

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Layers of Medicine – Artwork by Medical Students

April 17 – May 18, 2018 Main and Upper Levels, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Open during Library Hours The Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) is now featuring the Layers of Medicine exhibit of art created by medical school students enrolled in the Layers of Medicine course which addresses the human elements of healthcare …Read More »

Introducing… Tisha Mentnech

Tisha Mentnech joined as faculty at the Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) in November 2017.  Tisha is a librarian within the research and education department at EHSL. In this position she will develop research reproducibility and open science education strategy for the institution, contribute to data management planning and big data initiatives on campus, and …Read More »

Climate Changes Health Series

The Eccles Health Sciences Library is presenting two (2) screenings and discussions on relevant issues related to climate and health. The sessions are part of Earth Week, hosted by the EHSL Green Team. Join us for screening and discussion of 2 sessions Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health Recordings from the 2017 American Public Health …Read More »

Join the Eccles Library Team – We’re Hiring Two Assistant or Associate Librarians!

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah invites applications for two (2) full-time, tenure-track faculty librarians at the assistant or associate level. We are seeking individuals who are interested in liaison work, embedding into health sciences curricula through innovative instructional design, providing exceptional research support, and implementing technology solutions …Read More »

Art Aloud, Friday, April 6, 2018, 12:30PM

Art Aloud Friday, April 6, 2018, 12:30-1:30PM Synapse Bays, Garden Level, Eccles Health Sciences Library There will be food, friendly company, and the electric energy that comes from sharing original work. RSVP Art Aloud is a spoken word art cafe where you can relax in a casual atmosphere among friends, enjoy refreshments, and sign up …Read More »

“Racism and Discrimination in Medicine” Evening Ethics discussion

Racism and Discrimination in Medicine – When the Physician is the “Victim” with J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP Thursday, April 5, 2018, 5:00-6:30pm, Garden Level, Eccles Health Sciences Library In this session, Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola will share her perspective on her article, “Racism in Medicine: Shifting the Power,” our background reading for this session, …Read More »

Dr. Edward I. Hashimoto, Professor of Anatomy 1935-1985

Dr. Hashimoto

“What are you looking at? I was home in Dublin at the time.” So Dr Edward Hashimoto quipped to his anatomy class Monday morning, December 8th – 1941. Born February 24, 1911, the delivering physician, Dr William R. Tyndale, who arrived by horse and buggy, was snowbound for two days along with the newborn at …Read More »