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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LEARNING TO PLAY GOD: The Coming of Age of a Young Doctor

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Marion, pediatrician and author (The Boy Who Felt No Pain, 1990; The Intern Blues, 1989; the novel Born Too Soon, 1985) tells tales out of school—and out of internship and residency- -dramatizing his ... Read full review

Contents

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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