This side of doctoring: reflections from women in medicine
This Side of Doctoring: Reflections for Women in Medicine offers up an intimate collection of stories, poems, essays, and quotations that captures the joy and heartbreak of being women and being a physician. Editor Eliza Lo Chin (MD, Harvard Medical School) has gathered more than 100 voices that speak to the trials, rewards, and surprises of practicing medicine. Beginning with the writings of early medical pioneers, the anthology weaves a rich patchwork of experiences.
Raw and honest, This Side of Doctoring acquaints us with worlds we could otherwise only imagine. Throughout these pages you'll find the expressions of courage, doubt, fatigue, perseverance, frustration, and triumph that make up the lives of women physicians. These are the stories of choosing a life in medicine and the many roadmaps that women follow in living that life.
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Review: This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in MedicineUser Review - Kara Larson - Goodreads
Brought much of medical school and residency back in a very real way for me. Although my partner and I chose not to become mothers until I was in private practice, the struggle for balance between ... Read full review
Review: This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in MedicineUser Review - Mary Natoli - Goodreads
Some parts of this book were a little too feminist for me, but it was very informative and certainly makes a personal connection with the reader. Read full review