The Education of a Coroner

An “entertaining” (Booklist) account of the mysterious, hair-raising, and heartbreaking cases handled by the coroner of Marin County, California throughout his four decades on the job—from high-profile deaths and serial killers to inmate murders and Golden Gate Bridge suicides....

Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation’s Health Needs

Today’s physician education system produces trained doctors with strong scientific underpinnings in biological and physical sciences as well as supervised practical experience in delivering care. Significant financial public support underlies the graduate-level training of the nation’s physicians. Two federal...

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (Salt, Diet and Health: Neptune’s Poisoned Chalice: The Origins of High Blood Pressure.) (Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults.) (Editorial)

SALT AND BLOOD PRESSURE A number of years ago, I covered my food with a heavy dose of salt before taking a single bite. After a while, my blood pressure began to rise, and I considered how foolish I...

Continuing Medical Education As a Tool for Postgraduate Qualification for Family Physicians (Report)

Byline: Nasir Shah, Hina Akhtar, Minhaj Anwar Abro, Asma Khan, Mairaj Anwar Abro and Fahad Anwar – Email: [email protected] ABSTRACT

JPMC has Played a Pivotal Role in Postgraduate Medical Education and Research in Pakistan (Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center )

KARACHI — Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center has played a pivotal role in postgraduate medial education and research in Pakistan. There was a time when it has on its faculty eminent medical personalities like Prof. Zaki Hassan, Prof. ZK Kazi,...

Medical Humanities and Medical Education

The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of...

Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education

The Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education provides a contemporary introduction to this classic area of sociology by examining the social origin and implications of the epistemological, organizational and demographic challenges facing medical education in the twenty-first century. Beginning...