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Damon Adams was editor of the Professional Issues section. He had previously covered issues surrounding quality, accreditation, licensing and professional liability.

Eric Anderson, MD, is a semiretired family physician in San Diego. His commentaries from 2000-05 are available on amednews.com.

Geri Aston was a longtime staff member and was editor of the Government section.

Charles Atkins, MD, is a Waterbury, Conn., psychiatrist, a member of the Yale faculty, and author of the novel, Risk Factor. His commentaries from 2000-01 are available on amednews.com.

Gary Baldwin was a business reporter during 1998-99.

David O. Barbe, MD, MHA is a family physician from Mountain Grove, Mo. He chairs the AMA Board of Trustees.

William J. Bernstein, MD, is an Oregon neurologist, money management advisor and author of The Intelligent Asset Allocator. He wrote the "Personal Finance" column until 2002.

Michael J. Bernstein is a writer in Potomac, Md., who wrote for us about government issues during 2002.

Emily Berry covered health plans and practice management issues during 2007-2012.

Jonathan G. Bethely covered practice management and managed care issues during 2005-07.

Bonnie Booth is a longtime staffer and former editor of the Professional Issues section, left the paper to study law. She wrote the "In the Courts" column during 2005-08.

Greg Borzo was longtime staff member. He served as editor of Business, and then of Health, and wrote the "Log On" computer column.

LaCrisha Butler covered physician payment issues as a reporter during 1999-2000.

Duane M. Cady, MD, is a general surgeon who was in private practice for 35 years in Syracuse, N.Y. He served as chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2005-06.

Karen Caffarini covered practice management issues during 2008-09 and writes for us occasionally on the topic.

Jef Capaldi was art director for American Medical News.

Peter W. Carmel, MD, is a pediatric neurosurgeon in Newark, N.J., and is immediate past president of the AMA.

Sheryl Cash writes occasionally on business and physician issues.

Tyler Chin covered health information technology issues as a reporter during 2000-07.

Bill Clements is a former member of the American Medical News production staff. He has written about practice management issues.

College of Physicians of Philadelphia is a national center for medical history, and houses one of America's finest historical medical libraries and medical museums. Their commentaries from 2001-02 are available on amednews.com.

Bob Cook was editor of the Business section, starting in 1999.

Richard F. Corlin, MD, is a gastroenterologist in private practice in Santa Monica, Calif. He served as AMA president during 2001-02.

Myrle Croasdale covered medical education, physician work force and managed care issues during 2001-08.

Jane Cys covered Medicare issues as a Washington reporter during 2000-01 and has written for us occasionally on various topics since then.

Ronald M. Davis, MD, was a preventive medicine physician living in East Lansing, Mich. He served as AMA president during 2007-08. Dr. Davis died on Nov. 6, 2008.

Jessica Diehl was an intern for the Professional Issues section during 2004-05.

Pamela Lewis Dolan covered health information technology issues and social media topics affecting physicians.
»Twitter: @Plewisdolan

Victoria Stagg Elliott is a longtime staff member. She covered practice management issues and wrote the "Practice Management" column from 2009 to 2013. She also covered public health and science from 2000 to 2009.

Charles Fiegl covered issues of Medicare and other federal payments to physicians in Washington.
»Twitter: @cfiegl

Joel B. Finkelstein covered Medicaid and managed care issues as a Washington reporter during 2003-05.

Timothy T. Flaherty, MD, is a board-certified radiologist from Neenah, Wis. He served as chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2001-02.

Vida Foubister covered professional ethics issues from 1996 to 2001.

Marcia Frellick writes for us occasionally on various health care-related issues.

Alicia Gallegos covered legal, antitrust, fraud and liability issues during 2010-13.
»Twitter: @legal_med

Diane Gianelli was longtime American Medical News ethics writer who wrote for us until 1999.

David Glendinning was editor of the Government section in Washington. He previously covered Medicare issues and other federal payments to physicians.

Scott Gottlieb, MD, started writing his "Street Smarts" column as a first-year internal medicine resident at Mount Sinai in New York after working as an analyst for the Wall Street firm Alex. Brown & Sons.

Michael Greenberg, MD, is a dermatologist in Elk Grove Village, Ill. His commentaries from 2000-02 are available on amednews.com.

Jay Greene was a reporter from 1998 to 2002.

Dave Hansen covered physician business issues in Congress and the administration during 2007-08.

Steven M. Harris is a partner at McDonald Hopkins in Chicago concentrating on health care law and co-author of Medical Practice Divorce. He writes the "Contract Language" column.

Craig Havighurst wrote occasionally on market issues.

Markian Hawryluk covered Medicare issues as a Washington reporter during 2001-04.

Wayne Hearn is a former reporter and American Medical News Health section editor, who continued to write for us occasionally.

Brian Hedger covered physician discipline, licensure, board certification and accreditation during 2008-09.

Tanya Albert Henry was a longtime staff member. She was the editor of the Professional Issues section and deputy editor of American Medical News.

Joseph M. Heyman, MD, is an obstetrician-gynecologist in private practice in Amesbury, Mass. He served as chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2008-09.

J. Edward Hill, MD, is a family physician from Tupelo, Miss., was AMA board chair during 2002-03 and served as AMA president during 2005-06.

Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, , an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist in Lexington, Ky., is president of the AMA. She served as chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2010-11

Cheryl Jackson covered a variety of business issues during 2000-02.

Julie A. Jacob covered managed care and practice management issues as a senior reporter from 1996 to 2002.

Robert Kazel covered practice management and managed care issues during 2002-05.

Howard Kim has written for us on a wide variety of issues.

Sarah A. Klein covered legal issues as a reporter during 1998-2000.

Beatriz Korc, MD, is a practicing geriatrician and director of clinical services in the Dept. of Geriatrics and Adult Development at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Gary F. Kreiger, MD, practiced in San Pedro, Calif. An AMA delegate active in the American Medical Accreditation Program and Organized Medical Staff Section, Dr. Kreiger died in 2001.

Carolyne Krupa covered medical education, scope of practice and physician work force issues as a reporter during 2010-2013.

Amy Snow Landa covered medical records privacy, managed care and insurance as a Washington reporter during 2001-02, and has written for us occasionally on various topics since then.

Susan J. Landers is a longtime staff member. She covered medical schools, residencies, scope of practice, continuing medical education, work force issues and public health.

Edward L. Langston, MD, is a family physician in private practice in Lafayette, Ind. He served as chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2007-08.

Howard Larkin is a former reporter and American Medical News Business editor. He later wrote occasionally on market and practice management issues.

Jeremy A. Lazarus, MD, , a Denver psychiatrist and immediate past president of the AMA.

Harry Levy, MD, is a preventive medicine physician and executive editor of cyberounds.com, as well as the author of the medical thriller Chain of Custody.

D. Ted Lewers, MD, is a nephrologist and internist in of Easton, Md. He was chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2000-01.

Jennifer Lubell covered the uninsured, Medicaid, the federal budget and state health reforms in Washington.

David Marcus, PhD is a Nashville-based consultant and founder of Physician Payment Resources LLC. He wrote "Expert Focus" columns on physician financial issues.

Leonard J. Marcus, PhD co-authored with Barry C. Dorn, MD, the book Renegotiating Health Care (1995), which we serialized. They are principals of Health Care Negotiation Associates.

Brian McCormick was longtime staff member and the editor of the Professional Issues section and deputy editor of American Medical News.

John McCormick has written about technology issues affecting physicians.

Paul R. McGinn was a reporter in the 1980s, subsequently wrote for us from time to time on health affairs in the United Kingdom.

Benjamin Mindell was editor of American Medical News. He had previously been deputy editor, and had served as editor of the Opinion and Business sections.

Elaine Monaghan covered the uninsured, Medicaid, drug reimportation and physicians in politics as a Washington reporter during 2006.

Mark Moran covered health and science issues as a reporter during 1998-2000.

Christine S. Moyer covered clinical issues, health and science.
»Twitter: @healthbeat80

Annemarie Neff was our deputy art director, web designer and photo editor.

John C. Nelson, MD, MPH is an obstetrician-gynecologist from Salt Lake City, Utah, and was AMA president during 2004-05.

Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD is an internist from Buffalo, N.Y. She was AMA president during 2008-09.

Mike Norbut covered practice management issues during 2002-06.

Kevin B. O’Reilly covered medical ethics, patient safety and health care quality improvement.
»Twitter: @kevinboreilly

Delia O’Hara wrote occasionally on public health and health promotion issues.

The firm of Ornel Inc. tracked health-related court cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court and federal and state courts. They wrote the "In the Courts" column during 2001-02.

Leigh Page covered medical marketplace issues as a staff writer from 1987 to 2001.

Donald J. Palmisano, MD, is a general and vascular surgeon in private practice in New Orleans. He was AMA president during 2003-04.

Rebecca J. Patchin, MD, is an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist in Loma Linda, Calif. She served as chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2009-10.

William G. Plested III, MD, is a thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon from Brentwood, Calif. He served as AMA board chair during 2003-04, and as AMA president during 2006-07.

Linda O. Prager covered health care quality issues as a staff writer from 1992 to 2001.

Carolina Procter covered practice management issues during 2007.

Andis Robeznieks covered the ethics of medicine from 2001 to 2005.

J. James Rohack, MD, is senior staff cardiologist at the Scott & White Clinic in Temple, Texas. He was AMA president during 2009-10 and served as chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2004-05.

Nina Sandlin was our online operations manager. She compiled the "NETworking" column during the 1990s and wrote on overdiagnosis of brown recluse spider bite.

Tom Savel, MD, co-founded a clinical software development company. He previously worked as an on-air computer consultant, and wrote the "Tech Talk" column until 2002.

Julia Schopick has represented physician and health care clients as a public relations professional. A family member's long-term illness spurred her to become a patient advocate.

Gina Shaw wrote occasionally on the Washington health scene.

Deborah L. Shelton was a longtime staff member, covering health and science issues as a reporter from 1988 to 2000.

Chris Silva covered Medicare issues as a Washington reporter during 2009-11.

Amy Lynn Sorrel covered legal, antitrust, fraud and liability issues from 2005 to 2010, and has also written the "In the Courts" column.

Steven J. Stack, MD, , an emergency medicine physician in Lexington, Ky., was chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2012-13.

Stephanie Stapleton was a longtime staff member and the editor of the Health and Science section.

Larry Stevens is a Massachusetts-based writer focusing on physician business and technology issues.

Stone Carlie Wealth Advisers is a St. Louis-based accounting and management consulting firm. A number of consultants/advisers have contributed Practice Pointers columns.

Sue Ter Maat covered issues relating to physician employment and health insurers.

The Ethics Group provides discussions on questions of ethics and professionalism in medical practice. Readers are encouraged to submit questions and comments to philip.perry@ama-assn.org, or to Ethics Group, AMA, 515 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60654. Opinions in Ethics Forum reflect the views of the authors and do not constitute official policy of the AMA.
»Email: philip.perry@ama-assn.org 

Cathy Tokarski was editor of the Markets and Government sections in the 1990s.

Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli writes for us occasionally on health trends and public health issues.

Doug Trapp covered the uninsured, Medicaid, the federal budget and state health reforms as a Washington reporter during 2006-12.

Kathryn Trombatore served as editor of American Medical News from 1997 to 2005.

Margaret Veach is a former member of our production staff, has written about humanitarian issues.

Katherine Vogt covered hospital and personal finance issues, physician/hospital relations, and ancillary health facilities for us during 2003-06.

Robert M. Wah, MD, is a reproductive endocrinologist and ob-gyn in McLean, Va. He was chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2011-12 and is currently AMA president-elect.

Dick Walt served as editor of American Medical News from 1982 to 1991.

Jennifer Wenger was assistant art director for American Medical News.

Cecil B. Wilson, MD, is an internist in private practice in Winter Park, Fla. He served as chair of the AMA Board of Trustees during 2006-07 and was AMA president during 2010-11.

Miles J. Zaremski is a health care attorney with the Chicago law firm Kovitz Shifrin and Waitzman. He wrote the "In the Courts" column during 2000-01, sometimes with colleague Ila Rothschild.

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