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Pulse: More Voices--

a treasury of compelling stories and poems.

Includes The Resilient Heart , Babel: The Voices of a Medical Trauma and Confessions of a Seventy-Five-Year-Old Drug Addict. Foreword by Maureen Bisognano, President of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.


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    Sharon Younkin
    Beautiful! and, what a wonderful gift and thoughtful, creative intervention from the physician


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    Sharon Younkin
    fabulous depiction of one of the more challenging aspects of 3rd year.


  • Mrs. Finch and Ms. Virginia
    les cohen MD
    Beautifully done. Well written and spare when it needed to be. Congrats.


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