Letters

From the editor: Health care for the uninsured, and encouraging physician-scientists

From the editor: Health care for the uninsured, and encouraging physician-scientists

Many physicians at the School of Medicine have devoted their time and skills to providing free care for the uninsured. But, as we learn in an article by Ayelet Amittay, M.S.N. ’10, such efforts often ran into obstacles and could not always guarantee continuity of care. Now area doctors have founded a local chapter of the national organization Project Access. Project Access-New Haven recruits...

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To serve this great nation

To serve this great nation

I particularly enjoyed the article on Norman Elliott, M.D. ’79 [Yale Medicine, Spring 2011]. He is a distinguished School of Medicine graduate, and it pleases me to be reminded these many years later that I played a small part in his career.I was an Air Force flight surgeon in the Vietnam War, which is how I first encountered Dr. Elliott. In addition to flying combat in supersonic fighters in that war, I served many...

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On medicine and the military

On medicine and the military

I enjoyed your article on “Medicine and the military” [Yale Medicine, Spring 2011]. I had the privilege of working with...

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Killing is never the goal

Killing is never the goal

“Medicine and the military” [Yale Medicine, Spring 2011] reports an admissions interview at the School of Medicine in...

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A remembrance of the Cushing collection

A remembrance of the Cushing collection

An article in a previous issue [“Cushing collection once again open for research,” Yale Medicine, Spring 2010] didn’t...

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Second opinion

Second opinion

A "second opinion" from cartoonist Sidney Harris.

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