The Education of a Coroner

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. Marin County, California is a study in contradictions. Its natural beauty attracts celebrity residents and thousands […]

Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation's Health Needs

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 programs–Medicare and Medicaid–distribute billions each year to support teaching hospitals and other training sites that provide […]

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)

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 was to add salt to my food at the table. I stopped adding salt abruptly, and […]

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

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, Prof. Hamid Ali Khan, Prof.Amanullah Khan, Prof. Shaukat Ali Syed just to mention a few but […]

Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education

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 with reflections on the historical and theoretical foundations of the sociology of medical education, the collection […]