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In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Bonica and colleagues1 provide for the first time, to our knowledge, a full description of the political campaign contributions of American physicians. Their rigorous analysis of campaign contributions for presidential and congressional elections over the past 2 decades shows how these contributions relate to the sex, specialty, income, and employment of each physician and how the political preferences of the profession have changed in recent years.
Relman AS. Physicians and Politics. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(8):1318-1319. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.509