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Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. September 2003, Volume 5, Number 9.


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About the Contributors

Theme issue: Physician Well-being and Burnout.

September 2003, Volume 5, Number 9

Lara Bonasera, MD, is a fellow in pediatric anesthesiology at Children's Hospital in Chicago.

David S. Brody, MD, is a professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine at Drexel University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.

Pamela Brody, PhD, is an adjunct faculty member at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and at Friends Hospital.

Timothy Flynn, MD, is a professor of surgery and the associate dean for graduate medical education at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.

Mamta Gautam, MD, is a psychiatrist in private practice in Ottawa and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa. She is an international specialist in physician health with physicians making up her entire patient population. She is the founding director of the University of Ottawa faculty Wellness Program and chair of the Expert Advisory Group to the CMA Centre for Physician Health and Well-being.

Michael Gendel, MD, is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He is the medical director of the Colorado Physician Health Program, the peer assistance program for physicians in Colorado. He is also the president of the Federation of State Physician Health Programs, the national organization. He is vice-president of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Vonda Hayes, MD, is director of the Faculty Wellness Program, Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Steven Landau, MD, is an attending physician with Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, NC, and employed at a rural family health clinic, Johnston Family Care Center, in Kenly, NC. He also holds positions as adjunct instructor at both the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Noni MacDonald, MD, is dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Peter Mansky, MD, has been the medical director for the New York Committee For Physicians' Health of the Medical Society of the State of New York (the NY Physicians' Health Program) for over 11 years. He is a professor of psychiatry and pharmacology at Albany Medical College and has a small private practice. He is also a member of the board of directors of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and treasurer of the Federation of State Physician Health Programs.

Leonard Morse, MD, a retired internist, is currently the Chief Medical Officer of the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center, New Bedford, MA, and professor of Clinical and Family Medicine, and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is a past chair of the AMA's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs.

Shelley Ross, MD, is president of the Medical Women's International Association. She is a member of the board of the British Columbia Medical Association (BCMA), where she has held the positions of board chair and also chaired a committee to encourage the participation of women doctors in the BCMA. She is a full-service family physician in Burnaby, BC.

Claire Wang, MD, is a scientist in the American Medical Association's Unit on Medicine and Public Health.

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Michelle Lim

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