Learning to play God: the coming of age of a young doctor
Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated, Oct 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 267 pages
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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