"Elias Srouji Visiting Lectureship in Medical Humanities" Combined Pediatrics/Medicine Grand Rounds
5/21/2014 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
"Is The Family History Still Relevant?"
Presented by Michael A. LaCombe, MD, FACC, MACP, LHD (hon)
Michael LaCombe is the associate editor for the "On Being A Doctor" "On Being A Patient" and "Ad Libitum" sections of the Annals of Internal Medicine. He has published more than one hundred stories and essays in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as thirteen books. A collection of his stories, Bedside: The Art of Medicine was published by the University of Maine Press in 2010. The American College of Physicians presented the Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award for Scholarly Activities in the Humanities and History of Medicine to Dr. LaCombe in April 2011. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Southern Maine in May 2012. He has recently been elected President-elect of the Harvard Medical Alumni Association. Dr. LaCombe has practiced internal medicine and cardiology in Maine since 1975 and continues to work full-time.