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Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School

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Publisher Comments:

Dr. Konner takes readers through his third year at medical school, where he wonders why teachers instill in their students a sense of power, but no sense of concern. Controversial, insightful, well-written, and deeply moving.

Synopsis:

"A valuable contribution to the growing literature of medical culture."—Gerald Weissman, New York Univ. Medical Center.

About the Author

Melvin Konner, Ph.D., M.D., the author of nine books, is a Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology at Emory University in Atlanta, where he teaches in the anthropology, human biology, and Jewish studies programs. He has written for The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, Science, and the New England Journal of Medicine.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140111163
Subtitle:
A Journey of Initiation in Medical School
Author:
Konner, Melvin J.
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, U.S.A. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Physicians
Subject:
Konner, Melvin
Subject:
Medical students
Subject:
Schools, Medical.
Subject:
Medical students -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Medical
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
86-375
Publication Date:
19880701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.76x5.08x.71 in. .61 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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