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Courage To Heal

Kaiser Permanente began at the height of the Great Depression with a 12 bed hospital in the Mojave Desert. When Sidney R. Garfield, MD, saw thousands of men building the Los Angeles Aqueduct, he saw an opportunity to provide health care for those workers. This novel is based on the true story of how Garfield, along with industrialist Henry Kaiser, changed the face of American medicine.


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About the Author

Paul Bernstein MD

Paul Bernstein, MD, was recently elected the San Diego Area Medical Director for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. He is also the Chair of the Head and Neck Division of the American Cancer Society and founder of the Kaiser Permanente Historical Society. His novels have won awards at the San Diego Book Awards, the San Francisco Book Festival, the London Book Festival, and the Asilomar Writers' Conference. He has appeared as a medical expert on Good Morning America, San Diego television, and was featured on the cover of MD Magazine