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Book Review: The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly

The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly is a very candid memoir of Matt McCarthy’s intern year at a New York hospital. I loved this book, and was hooked just by the prologue. If not for the fact that I’d been studying for a…


Book Review: Pet Goats & Pap Smears

I first heard of Dr. Pamela Wible from one of my friends in medical school. She’d apparently tried to work with our school to get Dr. Wible to come to speak with us during our first year, but due to timing issues and…


Books to Buy

Third Year Medical Books to Buy

Third year has begun, and you’re used to buying books. While you can get away with a lot less, here’s my recommendations for the best books to start the year off right. Summary: Everyone should get Boards and Wards and the Sanford Guide; for the…


Book Review: Checklist Manifesto

Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande Atul Gawande is a name most medical students will recognize. His first two books provided insight into how medicine goes wrong and how we’re working to get better. It seemed there was nothing more to be said at book…