ELISABETH L. ROSENTHAL is a New York Times senior writer who trained as a medical doctor, and the author of "Paying Till it Hurts," the award-winning series on health care costs and pricing. During 20 years as a reporter and correspondent for The New York Times, she has covered a wide variety of subjects. Born in New York City, Rosenthal received a B.S. degree in biology from Stanford University, an M.A. degree in English literature from Cambridge University, and an M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS