Chan, a hospitalist in rural Northern California, has taken the conversation one step further on her blog, Rural Doctoring, by posting her monthly personal income and expenses online. ... Dr. Chan's openness is also evident in her “Rural
I have done a little bit of rural medicine in Haiti, in Mexico and now a bit more in South Sudan. ... So … rural medicine is such a very different thing in different settings, and so incredibly important.
Barefoot doctors. The venerable New England Journal of Medicine published an opinion piece about why it's important for us to learn about the history and current practices of health care
Yet, when I started, we did not have many students enter family medicine. ... So I asked the family medicine department to reinvent the family medicine/rural medicine 8 week block.
Rural nurse diagnoses and treats his own heart attack. Here is a remarkable feel good story as reported in the letters section of The New England Journal of Medicine. ... It's such a great story and EverythingHealth hopes this guy goes on to help lots of
do ultrasound to identify blood in the abdomen in patients with blunt trauma, and a nurse who will likely make international medicine her career and was an awesomely quick study. ... places, learn more about medicine and increase her knowledge base and
The rest of us have to just accept these disadvantages of rural medicine in order to enjoy other advantages of living in rural areas. ... How will the rural areas get doctors, especially skilled internists in the future?
Who is not getting penalized? Small, rural, for-profit hospitals in the South. ... The chances that a small, rural, for-profit, non-teaching hospital in the south with very few poor patients will get the penalty?
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and was in the private practice of cardiology before joining the full-time faculty of Massachusetts General Hospital. ... He is married with two daughters and enjoys cars, reading
Marlene Miller is a program director of the Center for Rural Health, which facilitates network-building among small rural hospitals. ... Wakefield. With a limited and small patient population and fixed overhead, the rural hospitals are very interested in