Abraham Verghese, MD, MFA, DSc (Hon)
Note: This paper was presented in modified form as the Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Lecture at the 2000 American College of Physicians–American Society of Internal Medicine Annual Session on 13 April 2000.
Acknowledgments: The author thanks Martha Cornog and Delese Wear for their invaluable advice and assistance in preparing this manuscript.
Excerpt from Chekhov by Henri Troyat (originally published in France under the title Tchekhov, Flammarion, 1984; translation by Michael Henry Heim, 1986) reprinted with permission of Georges Borchardt, Inc.
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Verghese A. The Physician as Storyteller. Ann Intern Med. ;135:1012–1017. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-135-11-200112040-00028
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