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The Detroit Jewish News, 2013-10-03

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$2.00 OCT. 3-9, 2013 / 29 TISHREI - 5 CHESHVAN 5774
A JEWISH RENAISSANCE MEDIA PUBLICATION

theJEWISHNEWS.com

» 'Project Micah' Congregation T'chiyah kicks off
effort to aid Detroit with a tribute dinner. See page 12.

» On The National Stage Profile of Ally Berman
begins a new series on young Jewish Detroiters making
their mark elsewhere. See page 36.

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

» lechonomy' Guru Businessman Joel Tauber
tells how high-tech can help Detroit. See page 14.

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Joel Tauber, second from left, lends his

expertise to a Techonomy panel.

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Medical advocates guide
patients and families
through health care
maze — yet growing
field is not licensed.

Ruthan Brodsky I Special to the Jewish News

I

was overwhelmed when my husband, Herbert, had a stroke two
years ago:' recalls retired teacher Joan Brode
of Huntington Woods. "It was my patient
advocate, Dr. Abi Schildcrout, who guided me
through this medical crisis, explaining what had
medically taken place and describing what was
likely to happen next:'
Schildcrout works out of her home office in
Huntington Woods as a personal medical advo-
cate. She helps clients understand how the medi-
Dr. Abi
cal system works, translating the explanations
Schildcrout
and directions from doctors so they understand
the diagnosis and the options available for recovery.

CONTINUED ON PAGE 8

arts & entertainment

Crisis Health Care

New book probes hospital deaths
during Hurricane Katrina.

Suzanne Chessler I Contributing Writer

Sheri Fink

S

heri Fink graduated from the University of Michigan and went
on to Stanford University School of Medicine, not sure which
direction her career would take.
Some two decades later, she is visiting her home state to enhance the
reading public's understanding of what developed into her professional
passion: upgrading the health system in preparedness for natural disas-
ters and war.
Fink, who holds M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in medicine, will appear
at this year's Jewish Book Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 13, to
discuss her second full-length book of nonfiction, Five Days
at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm Ravaged Hospital
Printed In
(Crown; $26).
Michigan
Five Days, which re-creates the wrenching experiences of
staff and patients stranded at Memorial Medical Center in
New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, expands on an article
that brought the author a Pulitzer Prize.

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Covering and
Connecting
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