ATP Conference Feb 2013

Dear Friends, I am happy to report that the ATP conference was great, and as usual the highlight was catching up with old friends.  I must apologize I didn’t remember to take a picture of the group, and I’ll offer the excuse that we’ll just have to wait until next year when more of our group can … Continue reading

Air Pollution is Bad for You: What I learned at the Air Quality Retreat

What I learned at the University of Utah Air Quality Retreat March 4, 2013: From Particles to People: Air Quality, Health, and Society Retreat 1.  Air Pollution is bad for you. One of the ground-breaking studies on evaluating the effects of air pollution compared the rate of hospitalizations in children living near a steel mill … Continue reading

What I Learned at the ATP Reunion Conference Feb 2012

Hi all, happy valentine’s day!  I hope you’re all doing well.  It was fun to meet up with some of our class for the reunion conference.  While this conference was not the life-altering event our class was, I still found it useful and thought I’d share some of the things I learned at the conference. … Continue reading

Diary of a Disaster: a nonfiction account of 9-11 and its aftermath

Hi everyone, As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 nears this Sunday, it seems everyone’s been looking back on what went on so long ago and reflecting on where we are today.  I was a medical student at NYU when the towers fell, and am attaching my account of the events surrounding those days, if you’re … Continue reading

What I learned at the ATP Course Spring 2011

[An email to my fellow classmates at the Advanced Training Program in Healthcare Quality and Delivery run by Brent James, MD at the Intermountain Healthcare Institute for Quality Improvement.] I hope you all arrived home safely.  It has been a real privilege taking this course with you.  After Tommy’s speech on Wednesday, my husband asked me … Continue reading