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Practicing Medicine in Rural Colorado: A Pediatrician’s View

There is a shortage of physicians serving #rural #Colorado . Meet Dr. Greg Suchon, a pediatrician on the Western Slope who’s helping fill that gap for children in Montrose, Colorado. While it’s not an easy job, Dr. Suchon says he wouldn’t trade his experiences for...

Urbanite Learns Firsthand About Rural Health Care Challenges

There’s a certain cry that every parent knows isn’t normal. It’s the “I’m-not-kidding-I’m-really-hurt-this-time,” shriek instantly recognizable by most any parent. It was that particular scream that rang out over 4th of July as our family vacationed in Crested Butte....

Rural Life Suits This Doctor

There’s not much Dr. Lisa Zwerdlinger isn’t involved in as the only physician in Leadville, Colorado. She built the town’s largest medical office building, is the medical advisor to the local public school district as well as Colorado Mountain College and Outward Bound, and she...