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Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. June 2003, Volume 5, Number 6.


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About the Contributors

Theme issue: Caring for a Culturally Diverse Patient Population.

June 2003, Volume 5, Number 6

Carol M. Ashton, MD, MPH, Coreen Domingo, MPH, Paul Haidet, MD, MPH, Frank Martin, MS, Kimberly O'Malley, PhD, Darrell Zeno, MS, are affiliated with Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, US Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research Center of Excellence at the Houston VA Medical Center and the Department of Medicine, Section of Health Service Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Lonnie R. Bristow, MD, is an internist from San Pablo, California, and served as president of the AMA in 1995-96. He is now a medical consultant, spending most of his time engaged in public health issues. He served on the Institute of Medicine committee which produced the report on medical errors, To Err Is Human. Currently he chairs an IOM committee, which is developing a report, Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of the US Health Care Workforce, due out in early 2004.

Diane Rapaport, MD, is the medical director at Vitas Hospice Chicagoland NW and Director of Ethical Training and End-of-Life Care at Mercy Hospital. At Mercy Hospital she holds monthly conferences with residents about end-of-life care. She is also an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Illinois. She has previously served as Co-Director of Critical Care and Medical Director Ambulatory Care at Mercy Hospital.

Richard Street, Jr, PhD, is affiliated with Department of Communication, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX .

Anh Tran, MPH, is a doctoral student in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

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