Why this blog?
For three reasons:
Because Bush medicine is different. The geographical challenges and the structure of the health care delivery system are unlike anything in the rest of the United States.
Because dog mushing is exciting. The sport is incredibly fun, and the relationship between a dog team and the musher is deeply rewarding.
Because tundra life is endlessly fascinating. The land here is wide open and totally wild. The sky is huge. The rivers are untamed. The climate demands respect and attention. It is an amazing place to live.
I want to share with any of you who are interested the stories of a life and a medical practice very different from most. Both are challenging in ways I never imagined. Let me tell you about it…