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April 25, 1980

New Fishbein Fellow chosen

JAMA. 1980;243(16):1618. doi:10.1001/jama.1980.03300420010005

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Abstract

Carlotta M. Rinke, MD, has been chosen recipient of the fourth Dr Morris Fishbein Fellowship in Medical Journalism at the American Medical Association to begin in September.

Rinke will complete a three-year residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Virginia in July.

A 1977 graduate of St Louis University School of Medicine, Rinke writes short stories as a hobby. During her second year of medical school she wrote a scientific paper concerning her own research on pregnant dogs and their metabolism of radioactive dihydroepiandrosterone. She presented the paper at a research forum and won fourth place.

Rinke's future plans include taking a residency in dermatology in New York City, ultimately working on the editorial board of the AMA's Archives of Dermatology, establishing a practice, and at the same time taking a part-time position on a medical journal.

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