Books, Journals, New Media Section Editor: Harriet
S. Meyer, MD, Contributing Editor, JAMA; David H. Morse, MS, University
of Southern California, Norris Medical Library, Journal Review Editor.
Psychologist Dan Shapiro has offered us another book about his vulnerabilities
as a patient and strengths as a psychotherapist and educator of health professionals.
The author of Mom's Marijuana, an account of his
five-year struggle with Hodgkin disease,1 Dr
Shapiro currently teaches at the University of Arizona and is a psychotherapist
in private practice specializing in the treatment of health professionals.
In Delivering Doctor Amelia, he describes his counseling
of a physician who has severe emotional difficulties after delivering a baby
with cerebral palsy.
Sigmund JA. Malpractice. JAMA. 2004;291(12):1508-1509. doi:10.1001/jama.291.12.1508-b