Category Archives: Collections

Bringing Books Back to the Eccles Library

As you walk into the Eccles Health Sciences Library, you may notice something new. A large bookshelf now sits close to the front desk. The empty shelves will soon be filled with books, inviting passersby to browse and select a book that might provide them with a mental break, help them learn a new skill, …Read More »

Digital Anatomy Tool – Anatomy.TV

A picture is worth a thousand words.  Particularly when learning something as complex as human anatomy and physiology!  Written descriptions are unable to convey the complexity of anatomic structures and ranges of movement.  For that, turn to a tool like Anatomy.TV, powered by Primal Pictures.   Available from the UU Libraries, Anatomy.TV is an online …Read More »

Rubor Arts and Humanities Journal Website Transformation

Rubor 2019 cover, “Postcard to my Dermatologist”, oil on canvas, by Phoebe Draper (UUSOM21) In partnership with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library This summer marks the publication of the seventh print edition of Rubor, Reflections on Medicine from the Wasatch Front, and, notably, the first edition of the journal published …Read More »

JAMAevidence now available!

The Eccles Library is excited to announce that JAMAevidence is now available to University of Utah faculty, staff, and students. Do you teach Evidence Based Practice? Host a Journal Club?  Just want to learn more about EBP and critical appraisal?  Then, JAMAevidence is the tool for you!  It is designed to support learning and instruction …Read More »

Dr. Philip B. Price, Professor of Surgery and Dean of the School of Medicine 1956-1962

Challenge, always makes people rise to the occasion.” -Dr. Philip B. Price observed in 1969. Born of Presbyterian missionary parents on March 7, 1897 in Kashing Checkiang, China, Philip Price was taught by his mother until the family returned to the United States on furlough in 1910. Graduating with his medical degree from Johns Hopkins …Read More »

AAMC Faculty Salary Report Available at Eccles Library

The AAMC Faculty Salary Report has been updated for 2018 (with FY 2017 survey data from 145 U.S. medical schools) and is now available for in house use at the Eccles Health Sciences Library.  The benchmarking report contains total compensation information for more than 110,000 full-time faculty across 92 departments/specialties based on data from participating …Read More »

New Nursing Resources Available

As of July 1, 2018, the University of Utah community has access to 2 new nursing resources:   Nursing Reference Center Plus An evidence-based point-of-care resource to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. It includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management, continuing education modules, and additional skills. This resource …Read More »