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Pauline W. Chen
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Pauline W. Chen attended Harvard University and the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and completed her surgical training at Yale University, the National Cancer Institute (National Institutes of Health), and UCLA, where she was most recently a member of the faculty. In 1999, she was named the UCLA Outstanding Physician of the Year. Dr. Chen’s first nationally published piece, “Dead Enough? The Paradox of Brain Death,” appeared in the fall 2005 issue of The Virginia Quarterly Review and was a finalist for a 2006 National Magazine Award. She is also the 2005 cowinner of the Staige D. Blackford Prize for Nonfiction and was a finalist for the 2002 James Kirkwood Prize in Creative Writing. She lives near Boston with her husband and children.

 

Pauline Chen is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com).

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A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality
Written by Pauline W. Chen


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $15.95

A brilliant transplant surgeon brings compassion and narrative drama to the fearful reality that every doctor must face: the inevitability of mortality.

When Pauline Chen began medical school, she dreamed of saving lives. What she could not predict was how much death would be a part of her work. Almost immediately, she... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Final Exam

Written by Pauline W. Chen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $13.99

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