Dear Interested Readers Volume II
Nov20

Dear Interested Readers Volume II

22 November 2013 Dear “interested readers” Volume II I was amazed and quite shocked when at the recent Harvard Vanguard awards dinner I was presented a bound copy of my letters to “Atrius Health and other interested readers”. The tome looks something like the old library sized dictionary that sat on its own reading table in my father’s study. It dwarfs the reliable Physicians Desk Reference that once had a place in every...

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Looking At the Future Together One More Time
Nov20

Looking At the Future Together One More Time

October 25, 2013 Dear Atrius Health colleagues and other interested readers, Looking At the Future Together One More Time When I began to write these weekly letters in February 2008, I was trying to respond to a frequent request that leaders focus more on communicating. Corporate announcements are often just declarations of what has or will happen. The best communications go farther and attempt to connect “what” with “why”. Often,...

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Dr. Gene Lindsey: The Oration, Mass. Medical Society, November 28, 2012
Oct28

Dr. Gene Lindsey: The Oration, Mass. Medical Society, November 28, 2012

By Dr. Gene Lindsey Members of the Massachusetts Society and Guests, Throughout a career of more than forty years I have had the mindset of a guild craftsman as I have worked in the office, in the emergency room, and at the bedside in the hospital. That is the case despite my title today which is President and CEO of Atrius Health and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. The truth is that my sense of identity is that of a practicing...

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The Kate McMahon Lecture Delivered by Dean Robert H Ebert MD
Jul03

The Kate McMahon Lecture Delivered by Dean Robert H Ebert MD

This is the full text of the Kate McMahon Lecture delivered by Dean Robert H Ebert MD of Harvard Medical School at Simmons College, Boston, on October 19, 1967. Much has been written in recent years about medicine and the physician. In keeping with the “Madison Avenue” approach of our culture, a good deal of rhetoric has been lavished on the “image” of the doctor, and even more on the dramatic advances in the...

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