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From UCSF’s Public Medical Writing course

Jason Nagata "The Patient Rotation" JAMA Pediatrics
Christine Henneberg “Through the Cracks” Family Medicine
Lauren Ciszak "Christmas with Stashu" The Pharos: Winter 2014

From UCSF's Writing for Change Program

Jennifer Chang “It was Benign but Almost Killed Him” The New York Times 
Anna Chodos "Falls and Holidays” KQED
David Dowdy "Trained to Avoid Primary Care” Annals of Internal Medicine
Palav Babaria “Threatened Hope – PEPFAR and health in Africa” New England Journal of Medicine
Christina Palmer “A Spoonful of Tax (Makes Obesity go down)” Huffington Post

Ilana Sherer "Oh, My Father Hit Me." Health Affairs

David Margolius "Rx For a Medical Near-Miss" The Los Angeles Times

Sanjay Basu "Recession makes dying too expensive for the poor" The San Francisco Chronicle

Laura Koehn "Snow and lollipops: Reflections on caring for the dying while raising children" GeriPal.org

Other writings by UCSF students and residents

Dawn Maxey "Harbinger of Grief" University of New Mexico Medical Narrative Competition 2013 - 1st Place. "Obesity in the Field" Winner of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Essay Competition 2014.
Joshua Lang “What Happens to Women Denied Abortion?” The New York Times Sunday Magazine, “Awakening.” The Atlantic