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Meghan MacLean Weir

Meghan MacLean Weir is a woman who can do it all; she is a working physician and a writer. Her debut novel, The Book of Essie, is about an evangelical family starring in a reality TV show when their seventeen-year-old daughter becomes pregnant. Before becoming a novelist, Weir published her memoir, Between Expectations: Lessons from a Pediatric Residency (2011), in which she recounts her time as a resident at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center. She holds degrees in molecular biology from Princeton University and medical anthropology from Oxford University. She earned her MD from the Stony Brook School of Medicine. 

Essay "Why the Refusal to Vaccinate Your Children Is Dangerous for Your Entire Community"

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