Cover_1213.jpgDecember 2013 | Volume 96 | Issue 12

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Table of Contents

 

COVER STORY

A look into the future 
Physicians’ predictions about medicine
BY CARMEN PEOTA


FEATURES

Sharing our stories 
An oral history project preserves the voices of some who influenced health sciences education in Minnesota. BY SUZY FRISCH

What’s in a name?  
When it comes to our state’s history of caring for people with mental illnesses and physical deficits, quite a bit.
BY CARMEN PEOTA


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Back to the Future: Minnesota’s Rural Health Workforce Shortages 
BY JENNIFER GUNN, PH.D.

Mexican and Somali Immigrant Breastfeeding Initiation and Counseling: A Qualitative Study of Practices 
BY LAUREN TEXTOR, KRISTINA TIEDJE, PH.D., AND BARBARA YAWN, M.D., M.SC.

Editor's Note 
Distant dreams and fantastical futures
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.

Pulse 
Will Minnesota be the center of the medical universe? The U’s new medical school dean.

The Physician Advocate
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
Former MMA leaders discuss health care’s evolution, dispatch from the primary care physician workforce summit, Avera Marshall case goes to the state Supreme Court and more.
 

PERSPECTIVE

Ten years past, ten years ahead 
Where we have been and where we are going— reflecting on my medical school commencement speech
BY KEITH M. SWETZ, M.D., M.A., FACP, FAAHPM

Control of massive hemorrhageWhat we can learn from the boy at the dike
BY HARRISON H. FARLEY, M.D.


RETROSPECTIVE

Finding the time 
The general practice of Thomas Sadler Roberts (1858-1946)
BY SUSAN LEAF


END NOTE

In loving memory...  
A poem
BY MRINAL M. PATNAIK, M.D.