On Being A Doctor 2

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Edited by Michael A. LaCombe, MD, FACP

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On Being a Doctor 2The sorrows, the frustrations, the difficulties, and the magic of medicine are all captured on the pages of On Being a Doctor 2: Voices of Physicians and Patients. This softcover book is a compilation of some of the best essays, stories, and poems to appear in the "On Being a Doctor," "On Being a Patient," and "Ad Libitum" sections of Annals of Internal Medicine. With its well-crafted poetry and lucid prose, this generous collection contains something for all those involved in the science and art of healing.

  • "A wonderfully rich collection . . . required reading for all physicians, from first-year medical students to retired professors.
  • --Journal of the American Medical Association, review of On Being a Doctor 2
  • 363 pages, 2000, softcover
  • Product #330301290
  • ISBN 10: 0-943126-82-7
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-943126-82-1

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Table of Contents

Section I: On Being A Doctor

Introduction—Michael A. LaCombe

  1. Curiosity—Faith T. Fitzgerald
  2. Awakening—Blair P. Grubb
  3. The Season's End—Samual C. Durso
  4. The Gram Stain—Arthur M. Fournier
  5. Caring for Strangers—Michael A. LaCombe
  6. Reimbursement Over the Atlantic—A. Andrew Casano
  7. Then There Were None—Thomas C. Coniglione and J. Arden Blough
  8. At Ease—Ronald H. Lands
  9. Wanted: 21st Century Physician—Faith T. Fitzgerald
  10. It Should Once Again See Light—Blair P. Grubb
  11. There But For Fortune—Karen E. Victor
  12. The Prison Patient—Matthew D.S. Klein
  13. From an Observer—Bonnie B. Smith
  14. Doctors' Daughter—Julia E. McMurray
  15. The Escape—Mani Rajagopalan
  16. Chained Smoker—David S. Shimm
  17. The Coding Audit—Joan Sumkin
  18. Heartsick—Julia E. McMurray
  19. Annual Meeting: Perspectives—Keith Wrenn
  20. Chronic Active Adolescence—Christopher M. Callahan
  21. The Making of a Public Health Physician—Kathleen F. Gensheimer
  22. Communion—Richard B.Weinberg
  23. Trying To Let Go—David J. Costigan
  24. Seeking Forgiveness—Michael A. LaCombe
  25. On Being Dr. Mom—Christine Laine
  26. The Magic White Coat—Richard C. Druss
  27. Death in Springtime—Lawrence Smith
  28. Brignole—Anne P. Rogal
  29. Of Locker Rooms and Labor Pains—Eliza Z. Shin
  30. The Privilege and the Pain—Linda Emanuel
  31. Diagnosing at the Mall—James M. Cerletty
  32. Marrying Medicine—H.J. Van Peenen
  33. Outpatient Clinic—Mitchell J. Schwaber
  34. Balancing Family and Career: Advice from the Trenches—Molly Carnes
  35. Doctor's Orders—Maria F. Rodowski
  36. The Longest House Call—Arthur M. Fournier
  37. Rise and Fall—Nicholas H. Fiebach
  38. Atonement—Ora Paltiel
  39. On Retirement—Robert H. Moser
  40. The Knight of Faith—Matthew D.S. Klein
Section II: On Being A Patient
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