Schneiderman, L(awrence) J(erome) 1932-
SCHNEIDERMAN, L(awrence) J(erome) 1932-
PERSONAL: Born March 24, 1932, in New York, NY; married Barbara Goldman (a pianist), June 10, 1956; children: Rob, Claudia, Heidi, Tanya. Education: Yale University, B.A., 1953; Harvard University, M.D., 1957.
CAREER: Educator, physician, and writer. Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA, intern, 1957-58; Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, intern, 1958-59; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, clinical associate, 1959-61; University of London, London, England, honorary research assistant at University College and King's College, 1961-62; Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, resident in medicine, 1962-64, instructor, 1964-66, assistant professor of medicine, 1966-70; University of California—San Diego, La Jolla, associate professor of medicine and preventive medicine and director of Division of Primary Medical Care, 1970-1981, professor, 1981—, and member of cancer prevention and control program. Linda Vista Health Care Center, founding member and medical advisor; consultant and advisor to Children's Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, Ramona Clinic, and North County Health Project. Hastings Institute of Society, Ethics, and the Life Sciences, visiting scholar, 1982-83; Montefiore Hospital and Albert Einstein Medical School (New York, NY), visiting professor; University of Washington School of Medicine, visiting professor; University of Minnesota Center for Biomedical Ethics, visiting scholar; Boston University School of Public Health, visiting professor; University of California—San Francisco and University of California—Berkeley School of Public Health. Military service: U.S. Public Health Service, 1959-61; became lieutenant.
MEMBER: American College of Physicians (fellow), American Federation for Clinical Research, American Society of Human Genetics, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Western Society for Clinical Research, San Diego County Medical Society.
Sea Nymphs by the Hour (novel), Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1972.
(Editor) The Practice of Preventive Health Care, Addison-Wesley (Menlo Park, CA), 1981.
(With Nancy S. Jecker) Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients, and Futile Treatment, Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore, MD), 1995.
Contributor of short fiction to anthology On Doctoring: Stories, Poems, Essays, edited by Richard Reynolds and John Stone, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1995. Contributor of articles and fiction to literary journals, including Ascent, Black Warrior Review, and Confrontation, and to medical journals, including American Journal of Public Health, Medical Heritage, Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Chronic Diseases, and New England Journal of Medicine. Contributing editor, Literature and Medicine.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, September, 1997, review of Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients, and Futile Treatment, p. 231.
British Medical Journal, April, 1999, review of Wrong Medicine.
Hastings Center Report, May, 1996, review of Wrong Medicine, p. 41.
Health Affairs, summer, 1995, review of Wrong Medicine, pp. 321-323.
Medical Humanities Review, spring, 1996, review of Wrong Medicine, p. 61.
Pharos, fall, 1996, review of Wrong Medicine.
University of California—San Diego Web site, http://medicine.ucsd.edu/pulmonary/schneiderman.htm (July 24, 2003), "Lawrence J. Schneiderman, M.D."