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BONNIE I. CHI-LUM, MD, becomes JAMA's 14th Morris Fishbein Fellow in Medical Journalism on July 1. She is about to receive a master of public health degree (health administration) from Loma Linda (Calif) University, from which she also received her undergraduate and MD degrees and where—in addition to Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Fontana—she received postgraduate training.
She is scheduled to hold the Fishbein Fellowship in JAMA's Chicago, Ill, offices through June 30, 1995.
History of the Fellowship
The fellowship itself honors Morris Fishbein, MD, who served longer (1924 to 1949) than any other physician as editor of JAMA. He died nearly 18 years ago (JAMA. 1976;236:1820-1822) at the age of 87.Within months of his death came the announcement of "The 1977-1978 American Medical Association Dr Morris Fishbein Fellowship in Medical Journalism." Jeffrey R. M. Kunz, MD, became the first recipient (JAMA. 1977; 238:464).Since then, holders of the
Gunby P. B. I. Chi-Lum, MD, Is 14th JAMA Fishbein Fellow. JAMA. 1994;271(24):1895. doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03510480015004