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Med School Non-textbook Picks

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Bedside Stories: Confessions of a Junior Doctor
Bedside Stories: Confessions of a Junior Doctor
"an enjoyable, light-weight read"
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
"a must-read, incredibly insightful and well written"
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Picador)
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Picador)
"fascinating, sometimes scary insight into neurology"
First, Do No Harm: The Dramatic Story of Real Doctors and Patients Making Impossible Choices at a Big-City Hospital
First, Do No Harm: The Dramatic Story of Real Doctors and Patients Making Impossible Choices at a Big-City Hospital
"medical ethics in practice, a must read for aspiring doctors"
Country Doctor: Tales of a rural GP
Country Doctor: Tales of a rural GP
"another enjoyable, lightweight read into the life of a country GP"
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside
"recommended for anyone interested in neurosurgery"
Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School
Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School
"experience of 3rd year med school in America, written by an anthropologist who gives interesting insights into the medical profession"
The Intern Blues: The Timeless Classic about the Making of a Doctor
The Intern Blues: The Timeless Classic about the Making of a Doctor
"documents the grueling life of 3 interns in the 1980's, recommend this for anyone interested in pediatrics in particular"
Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor
Trust Me, I'm a (Junior) Doctor
"very funny, lightweight, life as a junior doctor in the NHS"
White Coat
White Coat
"gets better deeper into the book, highs and lows of harvard med school experience"
Hot Lights, Cold Steel: Life, Death and Sleepless Nights in a Surgeon's First Years
Hot Lights, Cold Steel: Life, Death and Sleepless Nights in a Surgeon's First Years
"interesting but slightly disappointed in the book overall"
The Healing Book: A Tale of Neurosurgery
The Healing Book: A Tale of Neurosurgery
"the best neurosurgery book I have ever read, HIGHLY recommended!"
What Patients Taught Me: A Medical Student's Journey
What Patients Taught Me: A Medical Student's Journey
"quite good, talks a lot about her unique rural rotations on the WWAMI program, reflective"
Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality (Vintage)
Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality (Vintage)
"a med student learning how to cope with the dying process and patient death itself"