Amanda Breviu, MD

Amanda Breviu, MD

Amanda was grew up on a dairy farm in northeast Iowa. She received her undergraduate degree in Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development from the University of Minnesota and then completed Medical School at the University of Minnesota. After medical school, she and her husband (a future rheumatologist) matched together for their Internal Medicine residencies at the University of Utah. They both love spending time in the mountains, and Amanda enjoys downhill skiing, hiking, and traveling. After completion of her Chief Medical Residency at the University of Utah, she plans on becoming an academic hospitalist.

All posts by Amanda Breviu, MD

October 7th, 2016

Work Mimics Life: A Failed Attempt at Separation

As physicians, we generally attempt to separate our personal lives from our work. Some of this comes from modeling behavior of others during training, some comes with further experiences in coping with the patients we encounter. I recently had the pleasure of caring for an elderly gentleman who was brought into the hospital by his loving wife […]

August 29th, 2016

Multiple Choice Medicine

You are currently on inpatient wards and notice your chief medical resident has been demonstrating erratic behavior, frequently muttering about MEN syndromes and antibodies associated with rheumatologic diseases and has been reciting gene translocations. What is the most likely cause of her symptoms? A. Hospital-associated delirium B. Conversion disorder. C. Symptoms related to completing an excess number of multiple […]

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