Louise Aronson



Anna Kuperberg

Appearing Courtesy of Words, Women and Wine Book Club

Louise Aronson, M.D., M.F.A., is a leading geriatrician, writer, educator, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the author of The New York Times bestseller, "Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life." A graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Warren Wilson Program for Writers, Dr. Aronson has received the Gold Professorship in Humanism in Medicine, the California Homecare Physician of the Year award, and the American Geriatrics Society Clinician-Teacher of the Year award. Her writing appears in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Discover Magazine, JAMA, Bellevue Literary Review and the New England Journal of Medicine and has earned her four Pushcart nominations, the Sonora Review Prize and a MacDowell fellowship. Her work has been featured on TODAY, CBS This Morning, NPR’s Fresh Air, Politico, LitHub, Kaiser Health News and Tech Nation.

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Books:
Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimaging Life
Science / Medicine / Technology
Bloomsbury
June 2019
ISBN 9781620405468
464 pages
$30.00, INSTORE
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As revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life. More/less

A History of the Present Illness
Fiction / Literature
Bloomsbury
August 2014
ISBN 9781620400074
272 pages
$18.00, INSTORE
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A History of the Present Illness takes readers into overlooked lives in the neighborhoods, hospitals, and nursing homes of San Francisco, offering a deeply humane and incisive portrait of health and illness in America today. More/less

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