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I can’t say enough positive things about my experience in Livingston, MT! It gave me a great taste for rural medicine and was a nice balance between the inpatient and clinic worlds. Clinical experience: Livingston Health Center is a small hospital with about 25 medical beds and 4 ICU beds. The physicians and staff are a […]
My month in Livingston was wonderful. The small town (~7000) is in a beautiful setting…”A River Runs Through It” was filmed there for reference. Dr. Wadle is a great doc and good teacher. The entire staff at the clinic, nursing home, and hospital are welcoming and really make you feel like you belong. Nuts and […]
I’ve learned an enormous amount by working with Dr. Wadle. His clinic patients are some of the nicest people I’ve ever met…
I never saw a grizzly bear during my month in Livingston, even though I spent the entire time reading about them and keeping an eye out for them on hikes. This was probably a good thing. There were 9 grizzly attacks in Montana this year; two of the victims came to Livingston Hospital while i was there and I […]
In August I saw grizzly bears, wolves, bighorn sheep, and more bison and elk than I can count. I also got to see a model of medicine very different from anything in Seattle: rounding on inpatients (including the small ICU) in the morning, then off to clinic for the bulk of the day. It’s a […]
I had one of those magical days that can happen in a place like Livingston. It was a blustery Wednesday morning in March with gray clouds hovering heavily overhead and a few scattered snowflakes falling to remind us that spring was not here, yet. I was finishing a 24 hour shift covering the ER and […]
It was so hard to come back from Livingston. The place is so small that I got to know people from all walks of life, and I made incredible friends. Everybody has personal as well as professional connections with patients. The hospital is a tiny little place, with four ICU beds. Everyone at the hospital […]