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Rachel Pearson, MD, PhD

Rachel Pearson, MD, PhD
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Rachel Pearson, MD, Ph.D, is a physician and medical humanities researcher whose writing has appeared in Scientific American, Texas Monthly, the Guardian, The Daily Beast and elsewhere. Her new book No Apparent Distress is available from WW Norton.
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The Moral Dilemma of Learning Medicine from the Poor

Student-run clinics provide healthcare to the poor, but also provide opportunities for students to practice their skills on people with no other options.