Deep Water Dream: A Medical Voyage of Discovery in Rural Northern Ontario by Gretchen RoeddeDeep Water Dream: A Medical Voyage of Discovery in Rural Northern Ontario by Gretchen Roedde

Deep Water Dream: A Medical Voyage of Discovery in Rural Northern Ontario

byGretchen Roedde

Paperback | December 15, 2018

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A hopeful memoir that shares the author's voyage of discovery as a mother, wife, and physician in underserved communities in northern Ontario.

In underserved areas of Canada, the communities themselves can be one of the strongest parts of the health care team. Dr. Gretchen Roedde shows how local communities play a major role in responding to illness, birth, and death, making each more meaningful and bearable.

In Deep Water Dream, Roedde recounts stories from her long career - from working with a Cree community in developing a medical dictionary in their own language, to training community-based health workers, to delivering Amish babies in her own home. Roedde redraws the boundaries between physician and community, strengthening the capacity to care for those close by, and offers a hopeful and powerful example to the rest of the world.
Gretchen Roedde, assistant professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, has been a physician since 1978. Working with Indigenous communities, she practises near Lake Temiskaming. She has also worked as a public health doctor in the developing world, specializing in mother and child health and HIV/AIDS. Gretchen lives in Hailey...
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Title:Deep Water Dream: A Medical Voyage of Discovery in Rural Northern OntarioFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:December 15, 2018Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1459743296

ISBN - 13:9781459743298

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved this book Enthralling and personal. I blew through it in 3 days, couldn't put it down. Story of a real life medical hero dedicated to serving a too often ignored community.
Date published: 2019-02-26