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Editor's Note
January 22, 2019

Lisa M. Schwartz, MD, MS, 1963-2018

Author Affiliations
  • 1Editor at Large, JAMA Internal Medicine
  • 2Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco
  • 3Editor, JAMA Internal Medicine
JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(5):709-710. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.8126

On November 29, 2018, 1 day before the accompanying Research Letter1 was accepted for publication, the senior author, Lisa M. Schwartz, MD, MS, died, following a lengthy illness.2 A frequent contributor of important research and opinion articles to JAMA Internal Medicine and many other medical journals, Schwartz was a bright star of the medical profession. More importantly, she was an incredibly kind and compassionate person and physician, always looking out for others.

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