1996 Dr. Frank H. Netter Recipient:
Time Life Medical Video Series, Jane Hurd and Dr. C. Everett Koop

In an era when people are spending less time talking with their physicians, the Time Life Medical videos on the most common healthcare problems help people understand a diagnosis and how to deal with the issues facing them. Superb illustrations enable viewers to gain a clear understanding of complex topics that are abstract and difficult to understand without the aid of images.

The Time Life Medical series of videos helps patients understand their diagnosis and what is happening inside their bodies. It also provides information about how a diagnosis is made. A variety of health professionals provide information on the way a particular disease may cause changes in day-to-day life. The videos presents options for treatment, which patients can discuss with their doctors. Frequently asked questions are answered. These videos provide information that empower people to make intelligent decisions about their healthcare.