December 2013 | Volume 96 | Issue 12
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Table of Contents
A look into the future
Physicians’ predictions about medicine
BY CARMEN PEOTA
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
Back to the Future: Minnesota’s Rural Health Workforce Shortages
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
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.
Distant dreams and fantastical futures
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.
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.
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 hemorrhage
What we can learn from the boy at the dike
BY HARRISON H. FARLEY, M.D.
Finding the time
The general practice of Thomas Sadler Roberts (1858-1946)
BY SUSAN LEAF
In loving memory...
BY MRINAL M. PATNAIK, M.D.