In Defense of Cheaper Stethoscopes appeared in the superb Health and Humanities Reader, edited by the esteemed health humanities leaders Tess Jones, Delese Wear and Lester Friedman and published by the terrific Rutgers University Press in 2014. Please buy this book. It was an honor to be included in a reader that’s chock full of luminaries who I respect so much.
This reflective piece appeared in the University of Toronto Medical Journal in March 2010. Originally published in Ars Medica, Spring, 2007
Essay–Annals of Internal Medicine 2012;156:836-837.