Blind Man's Marathon: A Journey Through the Third Year of Medical School

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WingSpan Press, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
What does it feel like to be a medical student during the third year -- the first "true" year of medical school, when eager-eyed but utterly ignorant apprentice physicians are released from the library and unleashed on unsuspecting patients? How does one manage to appear even remotely competent after dropping a ten-pound ovarian tumor on the floor? Steven Hatch seeks to explain these questions, providing readers with the texture of this crucial period for a nascent physician.

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Steven Hatch manages to write with both wit and gravity about going through the third year of medical school. His unique voice comes through the subject matter clearly; he narrates his own experiences ... Read full review

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