Feeling Safe at Work: Lice, Guns, and More

I hope I never have to write a blog about a shooting. The recent school shooting in Florida is horrible and tragic, and an event that should never occur again. I also never thought I’d be writing a blog about lice. Our recent lice incident is a far cry from a shooting, but both are workplace safety issues. Our lice pro [...]

By | 2018-02-27T22:10:47+00:00 March 1, 2018|0 Comments

Things to Look Forward to in 2018

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”    - Oprah Winfrey “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing thin [...]

By | 2017-12-30T22:04:29+00:00 January 1, 2018|0 Comments

The Gift of Conflict

This is the time of year for gratitude, and each year, I am always very grateful for our lab team and team spirit. Our collaborative inter-professional approach to our work is, in my opinion, what makes the discipline of pathology and laboratory medicine unique, successful and extra special. In fact, my husband drew my [...]

By | 2017-11-30T23:28:15+00:00 December 1, 2017|1 Comment

We Have Stars Among Us!

It’s award season! No, not the kind of awards that come with red carpets, tuxes or glamorous evening gowns – instead, it’s the season for the annual UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Awards. I am so pleased to share that two School of Medicine pathologist alums who are also alums of our residency program are recipien [...]

By | 2017-11-02T23:00:51+00:00 November 1, 2017|0 Comments

Our New Collaborative for Diagnostic Innovation – How We Are Reducing Err and Improving Care

Our New Collaborative for Diagnostic Innovation – How We Are Reducing Err and Improving Care Among the many reasons that I love being in pathology and laboratory medicine is the fact that we are so central and foundational to the practice of medicine.  After all, it’s impossible to provide good health care without a t [...]

By | 2017-10-17T22:39:38+00:00 October 1, 2017|0 Comments