Learning to play God: the coming of age of a young doctor

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Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated, Oct 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 267 pages
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Dr. Robert Marion draws from his own experiences as medical student and resident to recreate the dehumanizing and often brutal process of medical training. With wit and compassion, Marion's "you-are-there" reports show how humanity and idealism can survive the grueling path to technical competancy.

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User Review  - Cyn - Goodreads

Actually I didn't finish this. It didn't hold my interest. The story about starting the IV in the infant was upsetting to read. I don't recommend this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

Meh. I didn't think much of The Intern Blues either. The title has nothing apparent to do with the book. Dr. Marion has an epiphany early on about how he will be when he is a doctor but fails to carry ... Read full review

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How I Got Here
3
Do You Know What Your Doctor Is Thinking?
18
Life and Death 101
33
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Robert Marion, M.D., a professor of pediatrics and obstetrics and gyneclogy at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York, is the director of clinical genetics at both the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and Blythedale Children's Hospital, Valhalla, New York. He is the author of six published books, including The Intern Blues and Learning to Play God: The Coming of Age of a Young Doctor. He lives with his family in Westchester County, New York.

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