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Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. June 2001, Volume 3, Number 6.

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June 2001 Contents

Disparity in Health Care Delivery

From the Editor

Deconstructing Disparity
Audiey Kao
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Educating for Professionalism

Journal Discussion

Physicians, Rural Practice, and Health Care Justice
Keith Bauer
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End-of-Life Care Ethics

Dying Poor in an Urban Hospital
Greg Gramelspacher
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Genethics

Genetic Disparity: Unfair or Only Unfortunate?
Faith Lagay
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Law, Policy, and Society

Cases in Law and Ethics

Emergency Treatment for Patients Who Cannot Pay
Kayhan Parsi
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Health in the Public Interest

Feeding Health Disparities
Kayhan Parsi and Sara Taub
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VM Lite

Did You Know?

Disparity in Health: Is Geography Destiny?
Audiey Kao
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History, Art, and Narrative

Historical Postmortem

Physicians and the Obligation of Charity Care
Karen Geraghty
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Images of Healing and Learning

Migrating Pathogens: Creating Fear of Health Risks
Maria Ruiz
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Out of Africa

The Haves and Have-Nots
Robert C. Davidson
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Profile of a Role Model

David Satcher, MD, PhD, U.S. Surgeon General
Karen Geraghty
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Perspectives

Through the Patient's Eyes: Health Literacy: What Patients Know When They Leave Your Office or Clinic
Joanne Schwartzberg and Faith Lagay
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Through the Physician's Eyes: The Despair of Health Disparities
William A. McDade
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