Issue 21 / 2003


21 / Rage and Reconciliation

Dispatches from inside the American health care system

This issue features writers, both patients and doctors, exploring the current state of American health care. In “Notes from a Difficult Case,” winner of the Creative Nonfiction Best Essay Award, Ruthann Robson, herself a lawyer, debates the potential effectiveness of her own medical malpractice suit. In “Burden of Oath,” Linda Peeno tackles the medical ethics of HMOs. These and nine other authors lend a personal perspective to problems in our health care system.

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