November 19, 2017

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Shannon Elton: Crossing the Boston Marathon off Her Bucket List

It’s the stuff dreams are made of—a runner’s dream at least. Imagine running through the streets of Boston as crowds cheer you on and after 26.2 miles you cross the finish line, victorious and proud. When ACMC ob/gyn nurse practitioner Shannon Elton first began running, she never dreamed she’d be one of the 27,165 runners [More]

A Day in the Clinic with ACMC-Litchfield Ob/Gyn Dr. Scott Schultz

Meet ACMC-Litchfield obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Scott Schultz. Dr. Schultz’s days are always a little different, and that’s just one of the reasons he loves what he does. He let us spend a day with him to get an inside look at what a day in clinic as an obstetrician/gynecologist in Litchfield is like. Scroll through the photos for a [More]

A Medical Student’s Privilege to Serve Patients

Growing up Ingrid Anderson always knew she wanted to work in a field that allowed her to serve others especially those in under served areas.  Her parents instilled that desire in her, leading by example.  When it came time for Ingrid to go to college and pick a major, she felt drawn to the medical [More]

Dr. Lachlan Smith: A Leader in Medicine and Technology at ACMC

At ACMC, Dr. Lachlan Smith is well known as a technology leader.  So it’s hard to believe at one time he wasn’t always so sure of his future career path.  In fact, in college Dr. Smith liked English so much that he even considered majoring in it.  It wasn’t until he took a test that [More]

What Women Want to Know about Menopause

As women age, so do their reproductive systems.  There comes a time in which a woman is no longer considered to be in her child bearing years; this period is called menopause. What is menopause? Menopause is the point in time when the ovaries quit working and there is no more estrogen in the system.  [More]

Do Pregnant Women Need to Get a Flu Shot?

ACMC clinics have recently begun holding flu clinics and among those who should get their shots are pregnant women.  Although the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends all persons 6 months and older should get vaccinated during the flu season, it is especially important for young children, people 50 and older, pregnant women, and people [More]