Dr Mullan is clinical professor of pediatrics and health care sciences at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, and a contributing editor of the journal Health Affairs, which is published by Project HOPE, Bethesda, Md.
Edited by Roxanne K. Young, Associate Editor.
Connie Adler quotes Marian Wright Edelman: "Service
is the rent we pay for living." And she means it. For 25 years she has been
dedicated to the care of women—women and those important to them, children
and families. Working in a free clinic and as a lay midwife in Seattle, Washington,
in the early 1970s, she was caught up in the burgeoning women's movement and
has never really left it. Her commitment carried her on to medical school,
training as a family physician, 5 years of service in the National Health
Service Corps in a migrant health clinic in eastern Washington, and now a
family practice specializing in women's health in western Maine.
Mullan F. Connie Adler, MDLiving Rural Medicine. JAMA. 1998;279(22):1833-1836. doi:10.1001/jama.279.22.1833