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Rx: The Quiet Revolution

Rx: The Quiet Revolution

Rx: The Quiet Revolution explores the intimate relationship between patients and the doctors, nurses, and health care professionals of every kind who care for them....

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BCTV Interviews Dr. Loxterkamp

Ned Lightner of BCTV interviewed doctor Loxterkamp about his new book What Matters in Medicine: Lessons from a Life in Primary Care. What Dr. Loxterkamp continues to discover and affirm lies at the heart of primary care: that patients need a doctor who offers them...

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Book Signing At Left Bank Book: Sat. March 30th, 7 pm

On Saturday, March 30 at 7:00 pm (Belfast, ME) David Loxterkamp, MD, co-founder of Seaport Family Practice and a primary care doctor in Belfast for nearly 30 years, will be honored at a book signing party on Saturday evening, March 30, at 7:00 pm at Left...

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University of Michigan Press (Press Release)

Primary care has come into the limelight with the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the unchecked and unsustainable rise in American health care expenditures, and the crest of Baby Boomers who are now Medicare-eligible and entering the most health care–intensive period...

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What Matters in Medicine (2013)

My first book was published in 1997 by the University Press of New England. A Measure of My Days: the Journal of a Country Doctor was soon followed by over forty essays for professional and lay journals (a sampling of these has been provided). And...

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What Matters

What Matters in Medicine | an audio slideshow

  My job has continued to change and unfold. It is now even less like that of my father, a GP, or Dr. Ceriani, who was the subject of the first LIFE Magazine photoessay. But it is no less satisfying, nor taxing, nor heroic. What makes a...

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What Makes A Good Doctor?
(Life Magazine Article)

The cover of the June, 1998, issue of LIFE Magazine showed the picture of a doctor delivering a baby. The title asked, “What makes a good doctor?” Inside, LIFE answered that question by looking at one rural family practice in Maine. But Journalist Claudia Dowling...

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Country Doctor Loxterkamp

A Country Doctor
(ABC Nightline)

The story of a country doctor in Belfast, Maine. This is a short excerpt from a documentary produced for ABC NIGHTLINE. Dr. David Loxterkamp is a family doctor in the small town of Belfast, Maine. He is a doctor for all of his community, from delivering...

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A Measure of My Day by Dr. Loxterkamp

A Measure Of My Days (1997)

David Loxterkamp, a family physician describes the universal struggle with adversity & discovers strength through work, faith, community, & love. This is the story of one year in the life of a family physician in Belfast, Maine, and his connections not just to that community but...

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Family Doctor – Photo Gallery

Family doctors see the world through a different lens. A series of photographs from LIFE Magazine, June 1998. The photographer is Lynn Johnson (See Website) Lynn Johnson is known for her sensitive work in both color and black & white.  She has produced photoessays for magazines...

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