July-August 2018 | Volume 101 | Issue 4
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Art of Medicine
ON THE COVER
Arts institutions benefit from the contributions of time, energy and funds from physicians who understand their value.
BY SUZY FRISCH
2018 Writing Contest winners
Physicians, residents and medical students reflect on life, death and the patients they just can’t forget.
2018 Photography Contest winners
From sweeping vistas to intense portraits, entries in this year’s competition showed a wide range of geography and interests.
Student, Resident AND Fellow Research
WE PUBLISH SUBMISSIONS TO OUR 2018 CALL FOR CLINICAL ABSTRACTS
Hemoglobin SC disease complicated by fat embolism syndrome
BY NOLAN ANDERSON AND SAMUEL T. IVES, MD
Elevated potassium in hemolyzed sample in pediatric patients: repeat or don’t repeat?
BY GRETCHEN COLBENSON, MD; RYAN CULLEN; JEFF LOUIE, MD; AND RAHUL KAILA, MD
Varicella zoster virus vasculopathy-associated recurrent strokes: a case report
BY JIA-SHYUAN SU, MD; LOGAN MCCOOL, DO; AND RODERICK SEMBRANO, MD
Thick blood, heavy heart: a case of hyperviscosity syndrome
BY ALICE LEHMAN, MD
A nightmare vacation
BY BETH K. THIELEN, MD, PHD, AND AILEEN AHISKALL, PHARMD
What's in a name?
Eponyms lend color and historical gravitas to the language of medicine.
BY CHARLES MEYER, MD
'You should write a book'
Learning to be advocates
Harley Dresner, MD, turned his family stories into a book that others can enjoy.
BY CARMEN PEOTA
LIFE IN MEDICINE
Medical students learn to be effective advocates for causes they believe in.
BY LINDA PICONE
LEGISLATIVE SESSION IN REVIEW
A look-back at our lobbying efforts
The MMA's report on policy, people and politics
The Physician Advocate | MMA NEWS
BY COLLEEN BELL