Reed Pyeritz of the School of Medicine discusses research about Abraham Lincoln and a rare genetic disorder.
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Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on rationing organ donations.
PHILADELPHIA -- How would you like your car to be fixed by someone who had no knowledge of what it was like to drive? That’s the dilemma facing medical students whose training is focused on learning about medicine in medical school, but spend practically no class time learning about the real life obstacle course of the health care system which every one of their patients must learn to navigate.
Pamela Sankar of the School of Medicine and Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comment on human genome data.