Commentary: Medicine, Law, and Howard Zonana

Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, CT, USA.
The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (Impact Factor: 0.93). 12/2010; 38(4):592-3.
Source: PubMed


Collaboration between physicians and attorneys seems inherently unnatural because of the traditionally disparate aspects of the human condition that each addresses, with the health of mind and body the domain of Medicine, and the preservation of rights and property the considered realm of Law. At a time when it was not en vogue for physicians and attorneys to work together, Howard Zonana recognized the value of this partnership and fostered a model of collaboration from which society has greatly benefited.

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