Writing Resume


Charlotte D. Jacobs, M.D.

Drs. Ben and A. Jess Shenson Professor of Medicine (Emerita)

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford CA


span>1968                BA University of Rochester,University of Rochester, Rochester NY

1972                 MD Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO

1983-2000        Studied biography writing with Ehud Havazelet, currently at University

                          of Oregon's Creative Writing Program


Academic Appointments:

1977-                 Faculty member, Stanford University

1997-2001         Director, Clinical Cancer Center, Stanford Medical Center

1990-1997         Senior Associate Dean for Education, Stanford Medical School



Phi Beta Kappa

Kaiser Foundation Award for Innovative and Outstanding Contributions to Medical Education

Distinguished Alumni Award, Washington University in St. Louis


Writing Residencies:

2001                             Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2002, 2003, 2010         Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar VA

2004, 2006                   The Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest IL

2009                             The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough VT


Writing Achievements:

Henry Kaplan and the Story of Hodgkin's Disease, Stanford University Press, March

    2010, paperback version 2012

Just My TYPE, a musical comedy co-author Michael Sally with music and lyrics by Rita

    Abrams.Staged readings in Bay Area 2012.

    Other published works: 62 scientific articles, 3 books, 28 book chapters which reflect

          research in cancer and medical education


Professional Membership:

Biographers International