September 2015 | Volume 98 | Issue 9

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

ON THE COVER

Turning points
Eight physicians on how their careers took them places they never expected to go.
BY AMY GILBERT


FEATURE

New designation, new opportunity
Eight physicians on how their careers took them places they never expected to go.
BY JEANNE METTNER


BOOK REVIEW

The physician as memoirist
REVIEW BY CHARLES R. MEYER, MD


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

The A, B, C, Ds of Opioid Prescribing for People Living with Cancer
BY CORY INGRAM, MD, MS, FAAHPM, JIM DEMING, MD, AND ANDY BOCK, MD

Recent Outbreaks of Meningococcal Disease among Men Who Have Sex with Men
BY RICHARD N. DANILA, PHD, MPH, AND LYNN BAHTA, RN, PHN

Think Globally, Act Locally: Diagnosis and Management of Latent Tuberculosis in Minnesota’s Foreign-Born Population
BY MATTHEW GOERS, MD, AND ANN SETTGAST, MD, DTM&H


PERSPECTIVE

ARC of a Career


EDITOR'S NOTE

It’s about the journey
Previous medical careers were like a train trip with predictable, scheduled stops. Today’s careers careen off on trunk lines or even go off the tracks for extended periods.
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.


SHORT TAKES


The Physician Advocate

The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics


END NOTE

Threads
A POEM BY SIU-HIN WAN, MD