Providing Care, But Protecting the People You Love

Clinical takes you deep into the heart of the institution that is a hospital. Hosts Stephen Dark and Mitch Sears delve into the hidden corners of a hospital, where vital roles are performed by people whose untold, compelling lives and remarkable efforts reveal the human dimension to those we turn to when we fall sick.

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Unit on the Brink: E3 - Isolation Protocol

Sep 2, 2020

For the citizens of Salt Lake City, by the first weeks of March 2020, nerves were already shredded. COVID-19 positive cases were rising. The governor called for a state of emergency and the city began to shut down. They had spent weeks picking through barren shelves at the grocery stores trying to ...

Unit on the Brink: E2 - Echoes of the Past

Aug 26, 2020

COVID-19 was far from the world’s first go-around with a pandemic. In 2009, H1N1 claimed hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide. For nurses at the MICU who had cared for patients back then, COVID-19 at times was a haunting replay of the painfully familiar fight to treat patients struggling to ...

Unit on the Brink: E1 - Duty of Care

Aug 19, 2020

“It’s a battle of wanting to provide care and wanting to protect yourself and the people you love,” says nurse Megan Diehl. This tug of war is one critical care nurses faced constantly through the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic. On the 4th floor of University of Utah Hospital, the ...

Coming Soon: Unit on the Brink

Aug 5, 2020

Introducing the newest Clinical series: Unit on the Brink: Voices from the COVID Frontline. This multi-part series delves deep into the stories behind the health care workers at University Hospital as they hold the line against the COVID-19 pandemic. Their stories offer a snapshot of the virus ...

Pathogen Slayers

May 19, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic, it isn’t only doctors and nurses that face down the invisible killer COVID-19. It’s the men and women who clean the hospital and clinics they work in. Clinical’s Stephen Dark talked to Jessica Rivera, a director of Environmental Services, who gave an intimate, at ...

This is 'Clinical'

May 13, 2020

Clinical takes you deep into the heart of the institution that is a hospital. Hosts Stephen Dark and Mitch Sears delve into the hidden corners of a hospital, where vital roles are performed by people whose untold, compelling lives and remarkable efforts reveal the human dimension to those we turn to...