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practices primary care general internal medicine. A Professor of
Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Schiedermayer
teaches ambulatory medicine and clinical ethics. He was a visiting
scholar at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the
University of Chicago in 1986-97.
Schiedermayer has an interest in the medical care of the underserved,
and part of his medical training occurred in Liberia, West Africa,
at ELWA hospital. He recently completed a sabbatical at Tuba City
hospital on the western Navajo Reservation in Arizona. He has an
interest in prayer and healing and works part-time at Family House,
a faith- oriented clinic started by Mrs. Cordelia Taylor in the
city of Milwaukee.
His clinical interest is in the long-term management of diabetes
and hypertension and in teaching ambulatory medicine and clinical
ethics. He has authored or co-authored with Dr. John La Puma and
others more than 125 papers and
six books focusing on the doctor-patient relationship and medical
ethics. His latest book is House Calls. Rounds. and Healinqs: a
Poetry Casebook. His poem "Duty" is anthologized in On
Doctoring, a book given to all U.S. medical students.
should contact Dr. Schiedermayer through Galen Press, Ltd., (520)
577-8363; fax (520) 529-6459; or firstname.lastname@example.org.