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Dorothy Russell: The complete pathologist

Dorothy Stuart Russell. Photo via Todiramphus on Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 4.0. Nephrologists are familiar with Dorothy Russell because in 1930, long before renal biopsies, she published a monograph in which she classified cases of glomerulonephritis into mitis, intermedia, and gravis. But in the world at large she is better remembered for her research into cancer […]

Doctors’ husbands

Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels. “Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   The stereotypical image of the “medical couple” is changing: it is no longer the doctor-husband and his nonphysician-wife. This change is permanent and will accelerate, since 60% of American […]