A Piece of My Mind: A New Collection of Essays from JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association

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Roxanne K. Young
American Medical Association, 2000 - Medical - 332 pages
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"A Piece of My Mind" (APOMM) is a weekly feature in JAMA; physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, patients, family members of patients, and others submit stories that reflect their experience and thoughts regarding health, illness, medical care, and death and dying. "APOMM" is the cornerstone of the JAMA Medical Humanities program, and surveys reveal that when readers open their new copies of JAMA each week, most turn first or second to "APOMM." Many stories are heart-warming. some are sad, some are funny, and all are thoughtful and thought-provoking. This new collection is the cream of the crop about 80 stories culled from the past 10 years. A previous collection in 1988, published in conjunction with Feeling Fine, Inc., and Alfred A. Knopf, sold about 14,000 copies.

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Contents

All in the Family
87
The Dark Side
127
Thanks for the Memories
157
Copyright

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JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) is one of the most prestigious medical journals in the world. The American Medical Association is the leading group of physicians in the United States and one of the most respected health-related organizations around the globe.

ROXANNE K. YOUNG has been an editor with JAMA since 1977.

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