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Dr. Aaron Roland is a family physician who years ago left Yale Law School and a career in politics for the front lines of primary care. He now returns to fight for national health insurance for all.

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Diaries published: 24 (902 days since last diary on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 07:48 AM PST)

Comments posted: 664 (326 days since last comment on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 02:24 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2403

Total Comment Ratings: 3060

Most Recommended Diary: I'm Out of here:  A physician's goodbye to the AMA (Edited), 514 comments, 976 recommends

People Following doctoraaron: 38

doctoraaron's Most Recent Diaries:

Yesterday the United Nations moved to complete the promise of November 29, 1947 . My friend, Rabbi Hillel Levine, brought this message home in a letter to a Palestinian-American friend. I share it ...
by doctoraaron
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 07:48 AM PST with 4 Recommends
It's been some time since I first posted on DK my "Tales of a Family Doctor". I hope this isn't ...
by doctoraaron
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 02:55 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
But it's true. This is a story of youthful foolishness, drugs, the absence of drugs, the DEA, theft, and injustice. It is so offensive and sad that I am just not sure what to do. So I am writing ...
by doctoraaron
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Jan 09, 2010 at 02:49 PM PST with 15 Recommends
The manager's amendment to the House Health Care Reform Bill, H.R. 3962 has been presented and it brings with it the death ...
by doctoraaron
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Nov 03, 2009 at 09:37 PM PST with 21 Recommends
One of my secret joys is reading the occasional mail I get from right wing organizations. You see, I am a doctor and a small business owner, so they assume I must share their values. For this ...
by doctoraaron
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Oct 12, 2009 at 10:19 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
My professional life is full of stories. There are some of remarkable bravery and happiness: Just last Friday I had the opportunity to trade emails with a patient who, finally, in his 60s (!) has ...
by doctoraaron
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Oct 05, 2009 at 08:45 AM PDT with 83 Recommends

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