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The magazine of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Vol. 38, No. 1  •  Fall 2013


A Delicious Prescription
By Julia R. Nordgren, MD

After years of witnessing the effects of an unhealthy diet on her patients, a pediatrician and Dartmouth alumna decided it was time to complement her medical training with culinary skills.

Escaping the grip of PTSD
By Matthew C. Wiencke

For many military veterans, and many civilians as well, the most difficult part of surviving serious trauma comes after the trauma itself.

From Pariah to Pioneer
By Shannon Brownlee

In 1973, when John Wennberg published his first journal article on unwarranted variations in the delivery of health care, he was largely ignored.

Notes from the Field
By Gary Snyder

Scaling the High Walls of Poverty in Peru


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John Wennberg's 40-year quest to map the delivery of care


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