AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. June 2004, Volume 6, Number 6.

Contributors

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About the Contributors

Theme issue: The Ethics of Quality Care.

Ethics of Quality Care

G. Caleb Alexander, MD, is a general internist and health services researcher at the University of Chicago. He is an instructor in internal medicine and associate faculty in the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics and the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Chicago.

William L. Bruning, JD, MBA, is president and chief executive officer of Mid-America Coalition on Health Care, Kansas City, MO.

Joni M. Clark, MD, is assistant professor of neurology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.

Ted Clark is a joint-degree MD/MPP student at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Duke University's Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy.

Bruce E. Gould, MD, is associate dean for primary care and director of the Connecticut Area Health Education Center Program, University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington.

Judith H. Hibbard, DrPH, is a professor at University of Oregon, Eugene, in the Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management.

Grant La Farge, MD, a cardiologist, serves as secretary-treasurer of the New Mexico Board of Medical Examiners. He also advises the Federation of State Medical Boards as a member of the federation's special committee on scope of practice. He is clinical professor in pediatrics (cardiology) at University of New Mexico, Santa Fe.

David B. Nash, MD, MBA, is The Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon professor of Health Policy and chairman of the Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.

Robert L. Phillips, Jr, MD, is assistant director of The Robert Graham Center: Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC.

Ross D. Silverman, JD, MPH, is assistant professor in the Department of Medical Humanities and director, Program in Health Policy at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.

Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, is a White House fellow with the US Department of the Interior and a former chair of American Medical Association's Resident and Fellow Section.

Theme Issue Editor

Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD, is a recent graduate of the MD/JD dual degree program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and School of Law. She will begin her residency in ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago in July 2005. Dr. Nijm plans to pursue a career as an ophthalmologist while using her medical-legal knowledge to serve as an advocate on behalf of patients and the profession of medicine.

Staff Contributor
Philip A. Perry, MSJ


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