By: David Sundwall, MD In 1988 I was asked by a colleague if I would be interested in volunteering to be a camp doctor at Camp Tapawingo, in the village of Sweden, Maine. At that time I was the Administrator of the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA), a very large agency in the U.S. … More My Experience as a camp doctor – 30 years taking care of kids at Camp Tapawingo
By: Greg Jones, MD Some of my earliest and most formative experiences were in the garden with my dad. From earning a quarter for a bucket of weeds, to the treasure hunt of digging up a grouping of potatoes, I always find myself lusting for the growing season. That being said, I am writing this … More Encouragement for your spring garden!
The calm before the storm. That is what I have decided to write about, and I suppose the audience best fit for this piece are the thousands of fourth-year medical students, anxiously awaiting rank and match day, and excited to finally be called “Doctor.” The process of becoming a physician is long, exhausting, and daunting. … More The Calm Before the Storm
Winter can be cold, dark and hostile- a stark contrast to Utah summers with plentiful sunshine and long warm days. Compounding this extreme is the reliably poor air quality during winter months and the dreaded inversion. (No the inversion is not a permanent winter condition, but when present please consider escaping to higher elevations for … More Winter Is Coming… That’s a Good Thing!