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.
Linda Headrick is an academician—a teacher,
a clinician, and a trafficker in new ideas. She is a member of the "academy" by dint of being on
the faculty of Case Western Reserve University Medical School in Cleveland,
Ohio. But she is not a classical academician by traditional standards of medical
school scholarship and recognition. Her patients tend not to be those with
esoteric problems but those with common ones. Her teaching addresses the problems
of the system and the population in addition to the biological problems of
the individual. Her research subjects are neither patients nor laboratory
animals but rather the system that makes the medical center and the medical
care system function . . . or
Mullan F. Linda Headrick, MDSeeking a Common Language in Primary Care. JAMA. 1998;280(7):655-658. doi:10.1001/jama.280.7.655