COUNTY THE BOOK LIFE, DEATH AND POLITICS AT CHICAGO'S PUBLIC HOSPITAL

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March 25, 2011



Please leave your comments below. We would love to hear if you worked at County and what it meant for you. We also would love to hear from former patients, activists and anybody who has ever been impacted in one way or another by the venerable institution. Thank you.

David A. Ansell, MD, MPH.



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  1. John T. Gregg, MD:
    Sep, 27, 2011

    I had the opportunity to rotate through The County "81-82 as an intern in the then recently combined U of I general surgery residency - vascular and colorectal services - a remarkable panoply of surgical disease, human suffering and bizarre social and political contradictions. I remember sitting in on splendid Grand Rounds led by Dr. Nyhus and Dr. Baker hosting the Lions of Surgery, then jumping into an ambulance to take a county patient over to Rush for a CT, then running to the Trauma Unit to do a vascular consult (as the intern covering Vascular, Colorectal and Surgical Oncology, we shared "The Doppler".



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