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Hilfiker, David

Overview
Works: 13 works in 40 publications in 3 languages and 3,091 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV4045, B
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Most widely held works about David Hilfiker
 
Most widely held works by David Hilfiker
Urban injustice : how ghettos happen by David Hilfiker( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Urban Injustice: How Ghettos Happen, Hilfiker presents a history of the inner city, an analysis of the social forces that made it inevitable, and a description of poverty programs since the New Deal that were more successful than most realize at attaining the goals set out for them - modest ones for the poor, more ambitious ones for the middle class and wealthy."--Jacket
Healing the wounds : a physician looks at his work by David Hilfiker( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Healing the Wounds is the most revealing book ever written by a doctor about his own profession. In it, David Hilfiker breaks the code of silence surrounding the everyday practice of medicine and gives is a dramatically different personal account of how the family doctors gets by in a world of spiraling information and high anxiety. Drawing on his years of rural and urban experience, Dr. Hilfiker lets us all know what it really feels like to be a doctor. What do you do when you make a serious medical mistake' Is it enjoyable to play God' What do you say to a patient who wants reassurance when the essence of diagnosis is uncertainty' What about money' What happens when a patient is taking forever, your waiting room is full, and you want to get home' Dr. Hilfiker uses incidents from his own practice to examine many of the kinds of behavior for which doctors are criticized'aloofness, authoritarianism, lack of caring, and money. With compassion for doctor and patient alike, he shows how the stresses of medical practice lead to a climate of misunderstanding and hostility in which the goal of healing is the first casualty. Never before have we heard the voice of the doctor ever American is most likely to meet'the family doctor'telling the often painful truths of medical practice. A book for the medical community and the lay person alike, Healing the Wounds is a powerful exploration of what frustrates doctors (and infuriates patients) and what might be done about it)
Poverty in urban America : its causes and cures by David Hilfiker( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not all of us are saints : a doctor's journey with the poor by David Hilfiker( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not All of Us Are Saints: A Doctor's Journey with the Poor is a book by David Hilfiker, M.D
Medicine as if justice mattered : one doctor's response( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hilfiker, M.D. (Writer, lecturer, and teacher, Washington, D.C.) shared his life story and quest for answering the question, "How do I live a meaningful life?" Dr. Hilfiker was led to working with the underprivileged in the City of Washington, while struggling with his own clinical depression. This process led him to a deepening spirituality and sensitivity for the great disparity in the United States regarding the poor and access to health care
Working with the poor : their wounds and ours( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dr. Hilfiker, author and physician and currently director of the Columbia Road Health Services Clinic in Washington, D.C. shares the experiences he and his family have had living and working with the inner city poor and sick
Who are the homeless : where did they come from? What can be done if they refuse help?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The panel looks at the growing population of homeless men and women in American society and the lack of adequate lodging, food and medical care for them. Drs. Hilfiker and Yank also address the issues of both government and community indifference to the magnitude of the plight of the homeless, and of their unwillingness to commit adequate resources to help this less fortunate segment of society
Aru kateii no kunō( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Curando as feridas by David Hilfiker( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Seeing poverty after Katrina( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Hurricane Katrina brought urban poverty in America into all of our living rooms. In this program, David Hilfiker tells the story of how poverty and racial isolation came to be in cities across America."--Publisher's website
Full moon at noontide : a daughter's last goodbye by Ann Lenore Putnam( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old age, death, and impermanence - it seems at first glance impossible to make a reader see these timeless and universal experiences with fresh eyes, but Ann Putnam's luminous prose achieves that miracle and more, transforming pain, suffering, and loss into a literary gift of beauty and redemption
[Sharing Gospel with the poor]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing our mistakes by David Hilfiker( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Urban injustice : how ghettos happen
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ヒルファイカー, D

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