AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. April 2003, Volume 5, Number 4.


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About the Contributors

Theme issue: The Difficult Patient-Physician Relationship.

April 2003, Volume 5, Number 4

David Bennahum, MD, is a professor of medicine at the University of New Mexico.

Art Elster, MD, is director of Medicine and Public Health at the American Medical Association, a pediatrician with specialty in adolescent medicine, and past president of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.

Gary Fontan, MD, is a family practition physician in Chino Hills, California and is a faculty member in the Family Practice Residency Program at Pomona Valley Hospital.

Guy Micco, MD, is a clinical professor in the UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco Joint Medical Program and director of the UC Berkeley Center for Medicine, the Humanities, and Law.

Patrick Staunton, MD, is a psychiatrist who is retired from private practice in Chicago.

Griffin Trotter, MD, is an assistant professor at the Center for Health Care Ethics and in the Emergency Medicine Division at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center.

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