Kaiser Health News'
Jessica Marcy talked with Dr. Abraham Verghese about a range of issues related to health reform and the practice of medicine. Verghese, a senior associate chair at Stanford University's School of Medicine and a best-selling author, spoke about "how medical educators are addressing the shortage of primary care physicians and the 'battle of stories' in the health care reform debate" (Marcy, 9/15). Audio
excerpts of the interview are also available.
This is part of Kaiser Health News' Daily Report - a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. The full summary of the day's news can be found here and you can sign up for e-mail subscriptions to the Daily Report here. In addition, our staff of reporters and correspondents file original stories each day, which you can find on our home page.