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Samuel Shem, 34 Years After 'The House of God'

Samuel Shem, 34 Years After 'The House of God' | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
What I've learned from speaking out against the brutality of medical training
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Samuel Shem talks about House of God 34 years after he wrote the now controversial novel. He adds 4 rules for medical students and doctors working in "The House"

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Just a spoonful of humanities makes the medicine go down: introducing literature into a family medicine clerkship - Shapiro - 2005 - Medical Education - Wiley Online Library

Just a spoonful of humanities makes the medicine go down: introducing literature into a family medicine clerkship - Shapiro - 2005 - Medical Education - Wiley Online Library | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
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Is Mary Poppins making her way to family medicine clerkship? 

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The Night Shift: Real Life in the Heart of the ER by Dr. Brian Goldman

The Night Shift: Real Life in the Heart of the ER by Dr. Brian Goldman | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
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In "The Night Shift" Dr. Goldman, of White Coat Black Art, demystifies the profession in a compelling look at Emergency Medicine. 

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Book Review - 'Cutting for Stone,' by Abraham Verghese - Review - NYTimes.com

Book Review - 'Cutting for Stone,' by Abraham Verghese - Review - NYTimes.com | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
This first novel involves the trials of a medical family caught up in the turmoil of Ethiopia.
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Jerome Groopman

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A great read for any medical student with insight into the clinical reasoning process. 

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TAINTED | Murder is contagious | Ross Pennie

TAINTED | Murder is contagious | Ross Pennie | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
Tainted: The first Zol Szabo medical mystery by Ross Pennie. Who is Zol Szabo? This book will make you suspicious of everything in your grocery cart.
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If you're interested in Public Health or you simply like novels set in Hamilton, this is a fascinating medical mystery! I reccommend reading during neuro. 

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Reading, Writing, and Doctoring: Literature and Medicine : The American Journal of the Medical Sciences

Literature and medicine share an inherently enduring relationship.
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Fiction Review: Monday Mornings by Sanjay Gupta, MD. Grand Central, $24.99 (304p) ISBN 978-0-446-58385-5

Fiction Review: Monday Mornings by Sanjay Gupta, MD. Grand Central, $24.99 (304p) ISBN 978-0-446-58385-5 | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
In his fiction debut, Dr.Gupta%E2%80%94a practicing neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Correspondent at CNN%E2%80%94transports readers into an exclusive cadre of Chelsea General surgeons linked by the dr...
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Sanjay Gupta's fictional look at medicine through the eyes of 5 surgeons and the drama that comes with Monday morning morbidity and mortality  rounds. 

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THIS WON'T HURT A BIT (AND OTHER WHITE LIES): My Education in Medicine and Motherhood

THIS WON'T HURT A BIT (AND OTHER WHITE LIES): My Education in Medicine and Motherhood | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
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An honest and heartfelt account of medicine and medical training. 

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ALiEM – Academic Life in Emergency Medicine – ALiEM Book Club

ALiEM – Academic Life in Emergency Medicine – ALiEM Book Club | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
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Join the online book club discussion today on the Academic Life of Emergency Medicine to discuss great reads with other medical folk. This month's selection, "House of God",  will certainly generate some discussion about medical education and training. 

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Rachel Naomi Remen – Kitchen Table Wisdom

Rachel Naomi Remen – Kitchen Table Wisdom | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
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A thoughtful collection of stories related to medicine. 

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Better « Atul Gawande

Better « Atul Gawande | A Quick Look at Literature and Medicine | Scoop.it
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Improving medicine, challenging us each to be better. Give it a read. 

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Vincent Lam | Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures | Summary

In Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures, Vincent Lam holds in delicate and skillful tension black humour, investigations of both common and extraordinary moral dilemmas, and a sometimes shockingly realistic and matter-of-fact portrait of today's...
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After a great talk by Dr. Vincent Lam make sure that you read this and his other books! 

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JAMA Network | JAMA | Narrative Medicine:  A Model for Empathy, Reflection, Profession, and Trust

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"Sick people need physicians who can understand their diseases, treat their medical problems, and accompany them through their illnesses."

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A Case of Need

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Was it murder? Was it horribly botched surgery - accidental malpractice? Was someone in the great Boston medical centre -violating the Hippocratic oath? No one knows exactly. . .
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Why not read Michael Crichton's first book and a suspenseful (but dated) medical mystery?

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