Second oral history interview of Dr. Patrick Ockerse, conducted by Dr. Gretchen Case

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Title Second oral history interview of Dr. Patrick Ockerse, conducted by Dr. Gretchen Case
Creator Ockerse, Patrick
Contributor Case, Gretchen
Date 2021-12-02
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Ockerse, Patrick--Interviews; Coronavirus infections; Emergency physicians; Hospitals--Emergency services; University of Utah. University Hospital; COVID-19 (Disease)--Health aspects
Keywords University Hospital; University of Utah Community
Description Oral history interview of Dr. Patrick Ockerse, Emergency Physician at University of Utah Hospital. Interview was conducted by Dr. Gretchen Case, Chief of the Program in Medical Ethics and Humanities and Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics. Ockerse discusses changes in his work due to the availability of vaccines, and the new Omicron variant of the virus. He talks about issues of burnout and mental health for health care workers. He notes that he asks patients in the emergency room if they've been vaccinated and tries to answer their questions. He also discusses the impact of mask policies and political debates on health care workers.
Collection Number and Name Utah COVID-19 Oral History Project
Type Image/MovingImage
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format video/mp4
Extent 00:48:35
Language eng
Rights Holder Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Access Rights I acknowledge and agree that all information I obtain as a result of accessing any oral history provided by the University of Utah's Marriott Library shall be used only for historical or scholarly or academic research purposes, and not for commercial purposes. I understand that any other use of the materials is not authorized by the University of Utah and may exceed the scope of permission granted to the University of Utah by the interviewer or interviewee. I may request permission for other uses, in writing to Special Collections at the Marriott Library, which the University of Utah may choose to grant, in its sole discretion. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold the University of Utah and its Marriott Library harmless for and against any actions or claims that relate to my improper use of materials provided by the University of Utah.
Note The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author, and do not reflect any views, opinions, or official policy of the University of Utah or the J. Willard Marriott Library.
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