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This side of doctoring : reflections from women in medicine

Author: Eliza Lo Chin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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"The Side of Doctoring presents an intimate collection of stories, poems, essays, and quotations that captures the joy and heartbreak of being a woman and being a physician. Eliza Lo Chin (MD, Harvard Medical School) has gathered more than 100 voices that speak to the trials, rewards, and surprises of practicing medicine. From the writings of early medical pioneers to modern-day medical students, this book weaves  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eliza Lo Chin
ISBN: 0195158474 9780195158472
OCLC Number: 49681530
Notes: "First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: xxx, 396 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / Janet Bickel --
Introduction / Eliza Lo Chin --
1. Historical Perspective / Eliza Lo Chin --
2. Early Pioneers --
Glances and Glimpses / Harriet Hunt --
Letters from Elizabeth Blackwell / Elizabeth Blackwell --
In the Words of Mary Putnam Jacobi / Mary Putnam Jacobi --
Fortress / Elizabeth Garrett Anderson --
Some of My Life Experiences / Bethenia A. Owens-Adair --
From More Than Gold in California / Mary Bennett Ritter --
From Mine Eyes Have Seen / Alfreda Withington --
Petticoat Surgeon / Bertha Van Hoosen --
From A Child Went Forth / Helen MacKnight Doyle --
Fighting for Life / S. Josephine Baker --
From Bowery to Bellevue / Emily Dunning Barringer --
Woven Fabric / Mary Canaga Rowland --
Woman at the Gate / Gulli Lindh Muller --
Woman Doctor Looks at Love and Life / Marion Hilliard --
Antique Roadshow of a 90-Year-Old / Juliana Swiney --
Sound Investments / Gertrude Russack Sobel --
First Women at H.M.S. / Doris Rubin Bennett --
I Will Not Pass Away / Mildred Fay Jefferson --
Beginnings of Women's Health Advocacy / Lila A. Wallis --
From Chivalry and Off-Color Jokes to Acceptance and Respect / Marianne Wolff --
Medicine and Motherhood / Marilyn Heins --
Medical Internship / Grace Foege Holmes --
3. Formative Years --
Youthful Encounter / Ann Klompus Lanzerotti --
From Kitchen Table Wisdom / Rachel Naomi Remen --
Anatomy Lesson / Rebecca Tennant --
Cold Hands / Jennifer Hyde --
Here Is What I Learned / Alison Moll --
Jane / Ambur L. Economou --
Circumstance / Renda Soylemez --
From the Deccan Plateau / Teena Shetty --
Song of the Dying Ova / Sayantani DasGupta --
How I'll Become a Good Physician / Amy L. Dryer --
Gift / Michelle Monje --
Thirtysomething Meets ER / Lori Gottlieb --
Freckles / Jennifer Best --
Summers With My Aunt / Renda Soylemez --
Discovery Clinic / Melanie M. Watkins --
4. Life in the Trenches: Internship and Residency --
Unknown Alpha / Lori E. Summers --
Birthday / Melissa Fischer --
How I Survived Residency / Nassim Assefi --
Necessary Journeys / Nancy L. Snyderman --
Post-Call / Sheri Ann Hunt --
We're Not in Kansas Anymore: Men as Medical Mentors / Sayantani DasGupta --
Whine List / Perri Klass --
Only Night I Cried / Sondra Vazirani --
Long Road / Elsa Raskin --
Time for Change: Innovative Pathways for Residency Training / Elizabeth A. Rider --
Lamentation of the Female Academician / Melissa A. Parisi --
But I Do Care / Joan Stroud --
5. On Doctoring --
In Between Before and After / Katherine Uraneck --
Heartsick / Julia A. McMurray --
My Patient, the Doctor, and Me / Gayatri Devi --
Heart Doctor / Stephanie Nagy-Agren --
Common Ground / Danielle Ofri --
Dawn / Kathleen Franco --
Life Force / Rachel Naomi Remen --
Doctor Alone With Her Decision / Linda Hawes Clever --
Through the Eyes of a Physician / Preetha Basaviah --
Why You Came to Me / Anju Goel --
Generations / Emily R. Transue --
Finding Beauty in Annie / Teresa Clabots --
Visit to the Doctor / Deborah Young Bradshaw --
Job Description / Katherine Uraneck --
6. Mothering and Doctoring --
Mutual Benefits / Rebekah Wang-Cheng --
Doctor's Daughter / Julia E. McMurray --
Conversation Hearts / Janice E. Daugherty --
Monday Morning / Audrey Shafer --
"Mommydoc" / Daphne Miller --
Mother's Prayer / Sondra S. Crosby --
On Being a Medical Mom / Cynthia Gail Leichman --
Tsunami Baby / Kathleen Dong --
Patient's Wife / Ruth Cohen --
Transition Game / Bonnie Salomon --
Interview for Clinician-Educator Position / Stephanie Nagy-Agren --
Spiderlings / Dugan Wiess Maddux --
Teeter-Totter / Marcia Quereau McCrae --
Breast-Feeding: Straddling the Fence Between Work and Home / Rebecca J. Kurth --
Reminiscence / Patricia Collins Temple --
Second Road / Eliza Lo Chin --
Patients as Patron Saints / Alison Moll --
Mother's Day / Nalini Juthani --
"To Love and to Work" / Nancy B. Kaltreider --
Balance / Cynthia J. Kapphahn --
Numbing Down / Rebecca Tennant --
Maternity and Medicine / Anne E. Bernstein --
Parenting Without Pregnancy / Toby Jacobowitz --
Body Snatcher / Liza Sharpless Bonanno --
Redefining Motherhood / Karen P. Alexander --
Taking Children Seriously / Jessica Schorr Saxe --
7. Making Choices --
Finding the Balance Point Between Overdrive and the Mommy Track / Mary Lou Schmidt --
Between Lawn Cuts / Anne Armstrong-Coben --
Not Having Children / Rita Charon --
Missed Opportunities / Barbara Cammer Paris --
Taking Stock / Kathy Kirkland --
Life Choices / Kathleen Dong --
Composing a Life in Medicine / Joyce Rico --
On Packing for the Information Superhighway / Cynthia Rasch --
Thoughts on Time Management / Veronica Piziak --
8. Barriers --
Glass Ceiling / Bhuvana Chandra --
Why Don't You Quit? / Nancy B. Kaltreider --
Woman in Orthopedic Surgery Stories / Mary Williams Clark --
Life in the Boys' Club / Roberta E. Sonnino --
Professionalism / Rosa E. Cuenca --
Feminization of American Medicine / Kathryn Ko --
Interview Tale / Priya Krishna --
Not Easy to Please / Woman's Medical Journal --
On Reaching Visible / Susan K. Schultz --
Triple Jeopardy / Livia Shang-yu Wan --
Minority Perspective / Beverly M. Gaines --
My Path Through Medical School / Barbara K. Pawley --
Life of Women in Medicine / Barbara R. Sommer --
Leave / Grace H. Elta --
Emotional Conflicts of the Career Woman / Alexandra Symonds --
Kath's Graduation / Kathryn A. Carolin --
American Experience / Dorina Rose Abdulah --
Warm Gesture / Name Withheld --
Lesbian Voice: What Does It Mean to Be a "Dyke Doctor"? / Patricia A. Robertson --
9. Connections --
Doctor in the Family / Marie F. Johnson --
Tobacco, Tulips, and Terminal Care / Maryella Desak Sirmon --
Friendship of Women / Marjorie Spurrier Sirridge --
Doctor in the Family / Bhuvana Chandra --
Two-Casserole Test / Linda Hawes Clever --
Cafeteria / Lou Elizabeth Mac Manus --
Memories of Our Mother / Diane F. Merritt --
10. Balancing --
August 1994: Letter to My Student / Beth Alexander --
Balancing, Juggling, and Other Feats / Donna L. Parker --
Juggling the Personal and Professional Life / Marcia Angell --
Workday Mornings --
Three Weeks / Stephanie Nagy-Agren --
Where Is the Self? / Gayle Shore Moyer --
Multitude of Little Things / Dorothy V. Whipple --
Is It Worth It? / Nancy B. Kaltreider --
Can It Be Done? / Mary Lou Schmidt --
Few Thoughts on Part-time Faculty: The Push for the Summit and the Long Climb Down / Charlotte Heidenreich --
Centered in the Deep Connections / Lucy M. Candib --
Independent Scientist / Linda Ganzini --
How to Do It All at Once / Teresa Clabots --
Late Lunch / Mary Williams Clark --
Balancing Family and Career: Advice From the Trenches / Molly Carnes --
One Page at a Time / Audrey Shafer --
To Rachel / Joan C. Lo --
Pregnancy and the Professional Woman / Amy A. Tyson --
Changing Role of Physicians as Working Mothers / Marian Korteling Levai --
Reflections on Balance / Jennifer R. Niebyl --
Notes From a Personal Journey / Silvia Wybert Olarte --
11. Our Families' Perspectives --
Jelly / Dr. W. --
From Balm in Gilead: Journey of a Healer / Sara Lawrence Lightfoot --
Our Medical Marriage / Richard M. Berlin --
From Her Infinite Variety / A Lawyer --
What's a Mother For? / Blaise Levai --
Life With Mother, the M.D. / Cynthia Magowan --
What We Have Fashioned Together / Theodore Nadelson and Leon Eisenberg --
I Remember as a Child / Mary Cogan Bromage --
Renuka Gera / Lori Gera --
12. Reflections --
Feminization of Medicine / Perri Klass --
Double Helix / Angelee Deodhar --
Identity Crisis / Anne Lipton --
Personal Journey / Graciela S. Alarcon --
My Experience as a Woman in Medicine / Florence H. Sheehan --
Scopes, Hopes and Learning the Ropes / Christina M. Surawicz.
Responsibility: Eliza Lo Chin, editor.
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