In 1983, Dr. David Hilfiker left his practice in rural Minnesota and began to practice poverty medicine in a ravaged community not far from the White House. Fascinating and deeply affecting, this is his elegantly written true story of that time. Previously published by Hill and Wang.
|Publisher:||Random House Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)|
About the Author
Dr. David Hilfiker, MD is the author of Not All of Us Are Saints: A Doctor's Journey with the Poor. Dr. Hilfiker graduated from Yale College and the University of Minnesota Medical School. Hilfiker and his family helped found Christ House, a medical recovery shelter for homeless men. He also founded Joseph’s House, a home and community for formerly homeless men with AIDS. He practiced medicine as a board certified family practitioner from 1975 to 1982, and now lives in Washington, DC.