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Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Ethics, Health care, Popular culture

Being Civil When Being Mortal Is Imminent

Being Civil When Being Mortal Is Imminent

beingmortal_final.2_croppedMy review of Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End is available in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Writers’ Association (pages 73 and 75). In addition, this issue contains a review of my book, Elixir: The American Tragedy of a Deadly Drug (page 72).

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A native East Tennessean, Barbara Martin is a formerly practicing, board-certified neurologist who received her BS (psychology, summa cum laude) and MD from Duke University before completing her postgraduate training (internship, residency, fellowship) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She has worked in academia, private practice, medical publishing, drug market research, and continuing medical education (CME). For the last 3 years, she has worked in a freelance capacity as a medical writer, analyst, and consultant. Follow Dr. Barbara Martin on and Twitter.