A History of the Present Illness


About The Author

Louise Aronson is a doctor and a writer – or maybe a writer and a doctor. More >


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    Long list finalist for the 2014 PEN/Bingham Prize (short list coming 6/17) for “an author whose debut work…represents distinguished literary achievement and suggests great promise”

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    Elected to AOA Honor Medical Society, the Phi Beta Kappa of medicine, for “honesty, honorable conduct, morality, virtue, unselfishness, ethical ideals, dedication to serving others, and leadership.”

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    One of 3 physicians nationally awarded the Arnold P. Gold Professorship for “embodying humanism and professionalism in medicine.”

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    2014 finalist for the Chautauqua Prize “to celebrate a book that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and … significant contribution to the literary arts.”

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    Selected as the 2014 Outstanding Mid-Career Clinician Teacher of the Year by the American Geriatrics Society