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The Best American Medical Writing 2009
     

The Best American Medical Writing 2009

by Pauline Chen (Editor)
 

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The Best American Medical Writing 2009 highlights the year’s most poignant work from the genre’s finest authors— complete with an introduction by best-selling author and renowned transplant surgeon Pauline W. Chen. The Best American Medical Writing 2009 celebrates incisive writing on the subject of medicine and its practice. This

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The Best American Medical Writing 2009 highlights the year’s most poignant work from the genre’s finest authors— complete with an introduction by best-selling author and renowned transplant surgeon Pauline W. Chen. The Best American Medical Writing 2009 celebrates incisive writing on the subject of medicine and its practice. This inaugural volume features writings by the likes of preeminent writers such as Jerome Groopman and Atul Gawande, and is culled from diverse sources such as The New Yorker, The New England Journal of Medicine, Salon, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, Discover, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607144649
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.04(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Pauline W. Chen, a liver transplant and liver cancer surgeon, is the author of Final Exam: A Surgeon’s Reflections on Mortality (Knopf, 2007; Vintage, 2008), a New York Times bestseller that is being translated and sold in a dozen countries across the world.

Dr. Chen graduated from Harvard University and Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and completed her surgical training at Yale University, the National Cancer Institute (National Institutes of Health), and the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was most recently a faculty member in the Department of Surgery. In 1999, she was named the U.C.L.A. Outstanding Physician of the Year.

Dr. Chen, whose work has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, has written for a number of publications, including The Virginia Quarterly Review, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Prevention Magazine. She also speaks regularly to medical and general audiences across the country, including more recently the Association of American Medical Colleges and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

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