Dr. Leana S. Wen, M.D., an emergency physician at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital and a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School, is also co-author of the new book When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests (St. Martin's, 2013). Inspired by her own childhood illness and her mother's long battle with cancer, Dr. Wen is passionate about guiding patients to advocate for better care. Learn more from her blog, The Doctor is Listening, or follow her on Twitter: @DrLeanaWen.
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