Who leads the Writers' Workshop?

Anna B. Reisman and Lisa Sanders lead the workshop. Dr. Reisman is Associate Professor in the Yale Department of Internal Medicine. She is a general internist and sees patients through the home-based primary care program at VA Connecticut Healthcare System. She co-edited Telephone Medicine: A Guide for the Practicing Physician (ACP, 2002). Her writing credits include The New York Times, Slate, Discover Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Health Affairs, and Journal of General Internal Medicine

Lisa Sanders, MD, joined the Writers’ Workshop faculty in 2009. Dr. Sanders is Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine. She writes the Diagnosis column for the New York Times Magazine and is the technical advisor to the popular television show, House, M.D. She is the author of Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis, a New York Times Book Review bestseller.

Our workshop advisor until 2009 was Asghar Rastegar, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of the International Health Program, and is currently Stephen Huot, MD, Professor of Medicine, Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program Director and Associate Chair, Education and Academic Affairs.