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August 2010, VOLUME 93, NO.8

 

 

   

 

Medical Education
Guest Editor: Philip A. Gruppuso, MD

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

226

Cowboy Medicine or Good Clinical Judgment? Testing Minimalism
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

227

The Games Our Children Play
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

228

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Class of 2010
Philip A. Gruppuso, MD; Eileen Palenchar; Janice Viticonte

234

A New Home for Alpert Medical School
Philip A. Gruppuso, MD;Peter Holden

237

Development of Student Academies at Alpert Medical School
Emily P. Green, MA

239

Effectiveness of a Medical Student-Organized Community Vision Screening Initiative
Natalie C. Cheung, MS; Paul B. Greenberg, MD; Kent L. Anderson, MD, PhD; Edward R. Feller, MD

244

Karlis Adamsons: A Brief Gedenkschrift for a Brief Tenure at Providence Lying-In Hospital 1975-1979
Marguerite Vigliani, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

247

Information for Contributors

248

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
A Palette of Palliative Terms
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

248

Vital Statistics

249

Tar Wars Rhode Island Holds Its Annual Poster Contest

250

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Clostridium difficile in a Nursing Home Patient
Ralph N. Sams, MD; Ronald A. DeLellis, MD

252

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
HIV in the Older Adult
Dennis Onentia Oyieng’o, MBChB; Joanna Bradley, MD

254

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Blood Lead Levels in Refugee Children in Rhode Island
Sunil Hebbar; Robert Vanderslice PhD; Peter Simon, MD, MPH; María-Luisa Vallejo, MA, MEd, MPH

256

August Heritage

 
 

Cover Sitting Pretty” watercolor by Sandra O’Connor. She was selected by American Artist’s Watercolor magazine as one of 10 finalists in their 2007 and 2008 cover competitions. Her work has been juried into prestigious shows on Cape Cod and New York City and is now part of many private collections in the United States and Great Britain. She is an Associate Member of the Copley Society of Art in Boston, a volunteer at the Cahoon Museum of American Art in Cotuit, a juried artist member of the Cape Cod Art Association and a volunteer for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation on Cape Cod. www.redhillstudio.com.

 
 

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