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© 1999, David
A fourth-generation doctor, David
Hellerstein's writing has focused on medicine and literature...on the experiences
of becoming a doctor, on the ways in which medicine has changed
over the past 100 years, on the interactions between humanity and technology
that occur in the hospital and the clinic.
His published books include:
Battles of Life and Death,
Touches (novel), and
A Family of
Doctors (memoir). He has won awards including the Pushcart Prize Best
Essay Award, the David McCord Essay Prize, and several MacDowell
Colony Fellowships. He is also a psychiatrist, chief of the outpatient
psychiatry division at Beth Israel Medical Center. In addition to running
a large clinic, he does research on the treatment of mood disorders,
including chronic depression.
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Family of Doctors
of Life and Death
Coming soon: Stone Babies
Marcus Rosenwasser, MD, from A Family of
has appeared in magazines
including New York Times Magazine, Harper's,
Esquire, North American Review, Fiction and
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Essays, short stories, journalism, fiction...and scientific research. His
writings have appeared in North American Review, NY Times Magazine, Harper's,
Esquire, Vogue, and American Journal of Psychiatry, Archives of General
Psychiatry, and other professional journals.
From Battles of Life and
Death, award- winning essays about medical school and residency
From Loving Touches, a novel
about love and madness...
From A Family of Doctors,
a history of American medicine as seen through 5 generations of
doctors in one family...
From Stone Babies, a black comedy
about medicine in Manhattan in the 1990s...