“Education is intended to be a life-improving process, rather than simply getting a degree.” – Karla Carter

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Spotlight: Jordan Ehni, MPH, 2014

I found the MPH program at UNE to be well designed for working professionals. I was able to keep my full-time position as a housing inspector while completing the program. I also greatly enjoyed my practical experience at the Maine CDC, which provided me with a new public health skill set that I will utilize…

Francesca McCaffrey, DO, MPH

Spotlight: Francesca McCaffrey, DO, MPH

I grew up in the Adirondacks of New York, in a small town with a big community. I did my undergraduate training at Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY where I finally realized my passion for health and medicine. I moved to Maine in 2010 and began my medical training that fall. In my second year…

“The purpose of learning is growth. And our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as long as we live.” – Mortimer Adler

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Instruments, and the Craft, of Feedback

Feedback is a craft, and like any craft it is simultaneously distinct from and defined by the tools we use to practice it. Quality feedback can go through any communicative medium—text message; youtube comments section; a waxed string strung tautly between two paper cups—because the properties of good feedback are universal… Good feedback is honest…