We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......

Our New Home-Reply

Dena Lovett-Williams
JAMA. 1987;257(16):2165. doi:10.1001/jama.1987.03390160050016.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


In Reply.—  I have received 27 letters of response from doctors and their spouses across the nation. Of those, 26 were written by kind, concerned people offering advice and sharing memories. The letter from Dr Weiss-Harrison is the single exception.I have to wonder at her suggestion that I "become friendly." Six months have passed since I wrote "Our New Home." I have made some good friends here during that time, and none of the people with whom I have become friendly share her attitude toward others who are reaching out for help.As for persistence in seeking employment, I'm sure my weekly appearance at Job Service, holding a preschooler by the hand and an infant strapped to my back, might have convinced even Dr Weiss-Harrison of my determination, as would the long hours spent at the typewriter, on the telephone, and poring over the want ads. Fortunately, these efforts


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?




Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.