Cover_0314.jpgMarch 2014 | Volume 97 | Issue 3


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Table of Contents

 

COVER STORY

Ten at the top 
Women physicians on their journey into leadership
BY CARMEN PEOTA AND KIM KISER


FEATURES

Necessary or obsolete? 
A look at women-only professional organizations
BY MICHELE ST. MARTIN

Breaking through  
The women who are leading Minnesota’s medical societies
BY HOWARD BELL


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Cigarette Smoking among Women: How Can We Help? 
BY SHARON S. ALLEN, M.D., PH.D.

Care of Breast Cancer Survivors after Treatment 
BY NICOLE P. SANDHU, M.D., PH.D., FACP

2013 Minnesota Academy of Pediatrics Poster Competition Winners


EDITOR'S NOTE

A woman's place
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.


PULSE

Women in medicine by the numbers, more women choosing alternative medical care during delivery, good news for older moms, mammography called into question

 

THE PHYSICIAN ADVOCATE

The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
Sen. Julie Rosen makes drug-related issues her priority, state Supreme Court hears two MMAbacked cases, President Cindy Firkins Smith on why women physicians need to lean in.

COMMENTARY

Midlife and medicine 
The time has come to change the way we care for women at midlife.
BY TARA GUSTILO, M.D


END NOTE

The Wish 
How hope enables one patient to rise to a very special occasion.
BY RYAN FABRIZIUS, M.D.