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Cultivating moral medicine: Ethical criticism and the relevance of Richard Selzer to medical ethics education
In much of her work, and especially in \"Love's Knowledge,\" Martha Nussbaum argues explicitly for the essential contributions literature can and, indeed, must make to ethical education. In supporting her case, Nussbaum ...
Physician, heal thyself: Desire and impairment in physicians' Writings
Traditionally medicine and literature have lain on opposite ends of the spectrum, but for some physicians, writing is complementary to medicine. I examine selected works of physician-writers that express the difficulties ...
Beyond cultural competency: Using literature to foster socially conscious medicine
For at least the past three decades, training programs in cultural competency have enjoyed increasing popularity in medical schools and in continuing medical education. Proponents of cultural competency generally hold ...
The stories we sell: A narrative analysis of direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising\r\n
This dissertation focuses on the issue of direct-to-consumer (DTC) television advertising for prescription drugs. First, it explores the terms and categories currently used to understand and debate this issue. Then, it ...