A Roster of Twentieth Century Physicians Writing in English
- Coulehan, Jack
- Date of entry: Oct-21-1996
- Last revised: Sep-07-2006
The author lists 173 twentieth century physician-writers, including both well-known and relatively obscure figures. The roster features each author’s dates, nationality, gender, year of medical degree, medical specialty, and his or her literary genre (fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction). The information about each author is documented by a reference to source material. The article also contains tables indicating (1) the percentage of physicians in the United States who were published physician-writers by decade from 1930 to the present; (2) a breakdown of physician-writers by medical specialty; and (3) literary genres by medical specialty.
Literature and Medicine: 13 (2): 284-305 (1994)
Johns Hopkins Univ. Press