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

Kids These Days

By Brian Hill, MD I recently spent a month on my inpatient pediatrics rotation.  As I had heard innumerable times, adult medicine and pediatric medicine are very different animals.  So, as an intern having only one month of prior inpatient pediatrics exposure (as a third year medical student), new information, diagnoses, and experiences came at … More Kids These Days