Send in your cases of medical diagnosis
Jerome Groopman, FACP, author of the bestselling "How Doctors Think," and his wife, endocrinologist Pamela Hartzband, ACP Member, will debut as regular columnists in the January 2008 issue of ACP Internist. Drs. Groopman and Hartzband, both professors at Harvard Medical School and staff physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, will discuss the art of medical diagnosis and decision making through a series of case studies suggested by readers.
Every other issue, Drs. Groopman and Hartzband will present a case of missed diagnosis suggested by a physician reader willing to share his or her experience. After interviewing the physician about the details of a particular case, the columnists will write a summary and provide discussion and commentary. "We are looking forward to a dynamic and engaging dialogue with our fellow internists on how we think successfully, why we sometimes go astray, and what can be done to prevent misdiagnosis," said Dr. Hartzband.
Please email your ideas or suggestions to email@example.com. Physicians whose cases are selected for publication will be contacted by Drs. Groopman or Hartzband. Look for an introduction and full details on the column in the January 2008 issue.
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