Becoming a doctor: a journey of initiation in medical school

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Penguin Books, Jun 29, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 390 pages
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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.

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MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE a.k.a. Punyamurtula Kishore MD, is a QUACK.
MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE aka PUNYAMURTULA KISHORE MD TRIAL DATE April 8, 2014
Punyamurtula Kishore, M.D. and three other defendants will
go on trial in April 8, 2014
MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE a.k.a. Punyamurtula Kishore MD, Patients Die of Improper Care Protocols!!!!
Many of Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore's patients have died because of improper treatment and care methods. This Quack doctor ("Hitler") should not be allowed to practice medicine anywhere. Preventive Medicine Associates, formerly Addiction medicine Associates was a Death Camp (The Holocaust for Drug Addicts and Alcoholics, "Auschwitz" in Brookline, MA) I worked at his Brookline office and witness the death of many patients. Dr. Kishore should be arrested, arraigned and prosecuted for 1st. degree murder or manslaughter.
Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore was reprimanded, fined $2,500 and required to perform 50 hours of Board-approved community service and to complete additional continuing professional development credits. He was found to have inappropriately filed four Temporary Involuntary Hospitalization Applications for the purpose of drug treatment and drug testing. Dr. Kishore is a 1975 graduate of Andhra Medical College in India. He specializes in Addiction Medicine and has been licensed in Massachusetts since 1978
MAD DOG aka PUNYAMURTULA KISHORE MD 2020 TRIAL DATE April 8, 2014
Punyamurtula Kishore, M.D. and three other defendants will go on trial in April 8. 2014 for allegedly bilking MassHealth of almost $20 million, in what Coakley’s office calls an “intricate scheme” involving drug testing, sober homes, and his Preventive Medicine Associates (PMA).
According to Coakley, Kishore used various bribes or kickbacks to persuade sober house owners to require residents to submit urine tests at least three times per week. The tests were performed by PMA’s office laboratories, then billed to MassHealth, which pays $100 to $200 for such screens. Also charged in the case were Carl Smith, manager of New Horizon House, John Coughlin, president of Gianna’s House, and Thomas Leonard, part owner and manager of Marshall House—all for receiving kickbacks.
MAD DOG a.k.a Punymurtula Kidhore MD and Lil Dog a.k.a. Carl Smith L.M.H.C. are responsible for the death of Eleanor Clark of Weston , Massachusetts.
Just look at what happen to James Clark .
James Clark was a client at the same address where the Director/Manager Carl Smith resided at ,50 Draper Street in Dorchester MA. Carl Smith is suppose to be a state licensed Mental Health Clinician , If so , than why did he discharge James Clark ? James clark never tested postive for a toxicology screen for illegal or prescription drugs, than why was he discharged ?
He was discharged for behavioral and attitude problems that were related to his psychiatric and substance abuse diagnosis. Carl Smith L.M.H.C. should have been able to detect that this man had psychological problems and referred him for treatment to MAD DOG aka Punyamurtula K...ishore's Neurological Clinic for treatment and to help James Clark get back on his psychiatric medication. Instead , Carl Smith discharged him and the following day , James Clark murdered his 81 year old grandmother Eleanor Clark in Weston Massachusetts .
Punyamurtula Kishore MD aka MAD DOG Millionaire referred James Clark to Carl Smith's Program New Horizon House after James Clark was Discharged from St. Elizabeths Hospital's S.E.C.A.P.'s Detoxification unit. Punyamurtula Kishore aka MAD DOG had a Contract with Carl Smith to provide New Horizon clients with Medical and Mental health Treatment. No treatment was provided except for toxicology screens . Carl Smith collected James Clark's program fee and MAD DOG Kishore billed his insurance company . Carl Smith and Dr. Kishore donot care about thier clients or patients . The only thing they cared about was making money at the expense of HUMAN MISERY !!!!!!!!
 

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This book had its good points and its bad points. I agree with other reviewers who thought that Konner was pompous and had a high opinion of himself. I did think that his descriptions of his medical ... Read full review

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Melvin Konner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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JAMA -- What I Learned in Medical School: Personal Stories of ...
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THE TRIBE THAT WEARS WHITE - New York Times
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Melvin J. Konner
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Appendix 12a - Regurgitation
[166] Konner, M. Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School New York, Viking, 1987. [167] Knight, JA. Doctor-to-be: Coping with the Trials ...
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The Development of Professional Character in Medical Students
M. Konner, Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School (New York: Viking, 1987), p. 362. [9.] da Schon, The Reflective Practitioner: How ...
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Becoming a Doctor. A Journey of Initiation in Medical School. New York: Penguin Books. Magner, Lois N. 2005. A History of Medicine. 2nd Edition. ...
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About the author (1988)

Melvin Konner, M.D., Ph.D., is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and an associate professor of neurology at Emory University. He is the author of "Becoming a Doctor" and "Why the Reckless Survive and Other Secrets of Human Nature," A Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he lives in Atlanta, Georgia.