Fellowship Series: Obstetrics

By: Stephen Merrell, MD I am so grateful for the Family Medicine Obstetrical Fellowship at the University of Utah. This year-long, intense training from maternal-fetal medicine specialists to obstetricians and other OB fellowship-trained family doctors gave me the confidence I needed to continue providing obstetrical care after residency. The need for a cesarean section can … More Fellowship Series: Obstetrics

Excellent Care, Kind Words, & Loving Support . . . ” Teen Fights to Keep Her Beating Heart

This story was shared with us by Maddy’s aunt, who works in the Division of Family Medicine. It can be found in it’s entirety at: http://www.primarychildrenshospitalblog.org/teen-fights-keep-beating-heart/  Written by Sarah, Maddy’s Mom It was supposed to be just another swim practice. The next thing we knew, Maddy was rushed to Primary Children’s Hospital in an ambulance. … More Excellent Care, Kind Words, & Loving Support . . . ” Teen Fights to Keep Her Beating Heart


There was never any question in my mind that I would breastfeed my children.  Not only did it seem to be logically the most natural and nutritive way to feed them, I looked forward to experiencing the profound bonding experience that was promised, the deep satisfaction of knowing that my body produced everything my baby … More Breastfeeding

Why (not) Family Medicine? – Michael Magill, MD

Why (not) Family Medicine? is a series of posts from health care thought leaders, both inside and outside of Family Medicine. These will be posted every Friday. The participants were asked to focus on whatever they wanted in response to this question. We are glad that so many of these impressive leaders were willing to … More Why (not) Family Medicine? – Michael Magill, MD