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February 6, 2024

“The Trial of the Medical Expert Witness”

I spent 2022-2023 in clinical practice and at the Effective Writing in Health Care program sponsored by Harvard Medical School. The program encompassed online and onsite (Boston) attendance. My study subject was the history of the expert witness in general, and more specifically, the medical expert witness. My capstone project, from the ‘Writing for the Public’, division follows. This is the narrative account of “The Trial of the Medical Expert Witness.”