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Here are a few Photos of family
trip to Russia with the Navigators
we stayed in Pushkin near St. Petersburg with the Creaches. I spent
much of the day as "a visiting fireman" touring the hospitals and "Policlinics"
in St. Pete. The Russian medical system is somewhat different than
the American system. They rely on triage at the Policlinic then referral
to a specialty hospital. A typical specialty "residency" may be as
little as six months. The concept of "Family
Practice" was new to them.
to Russia with the Navigators in October 1993. The group of doctors
from the USA went for foreign exchange. We spoke on various topics
from emergency medical response system to travel medicine. I spoke
on Neonatal Resuscitation. One of the doctors, Joseph
Kezele MD gave his talk in Russian. Very impressive!
Aloyna with Paulina right after birth. We met Aloyna in St. Petersburg,
Russia. She came with Dick and Alice
Creach to study business at the Thunderbird Academy of International
Business. I got to deliver Paulina here in Prescott, Arizona; Aloyna's
Nicole's Sweet Sixteen:
Anonymous Party Goers.
and Yo Put on airs... I think that's Nix and Yo.
...Of course some don't know when there's
too much of a good thing.
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