Vol 9, No 1 (2018)

Special Issue on Distributed Medical Education: Canadian Dimensions

Cover Page

Title: Between land and sea

Photographer: Lucy Smith

Location: Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Photo taken from the top of Grayman's Beard, a large bed of rocks overlooking Portugal Cove at the top of a 500-foot hill.

This photograph shows the ferry from Bell Island coming into Portugal Cove. Bell Island is an island community located off the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland and Labrador. Residents of Bell Island rely on ferry crossing to Portugal Cove and its nearby city of St. John’s for healthcare. This symbolically illustrates the challenges of social and physical isolation of Newfoundland from the mainland of Canada.

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