Dora Calott Wang, M.D., is a graduate of the Yale School of Medicine and the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned an M.A. in English. Her memoir, The Kitchen Shrink: A Psychiatrist’s Reflections on Healing in a Changing World (Riverhead/Penguin, 2010) was nominated by her publisher for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. She has been a thesis student of memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston, and of Yale medical historian, David F. Musto, M.D. She has been a recipient of a prestigious Lannan Foundation Writer’s Residency, and the Milton Rosenbaum Award for research in psychiatry. After working in private practice and for HMO’s, Dr. Wang is currently on the faculty of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine as a psychiatrist and historian.