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The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year - Matt McCarthy
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year
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In medical school, Matt McCarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor--the sort of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable patients. But when he almost lost someone his first night on call, he found himself scrambling. Visions of mastery quickly gave way to hopes of... show more
In medical school, Matt McCarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor--the sort of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable patients. But when he almost lost someone his first night on call, he found himself scrambling. Visions of mastery quickly gave way to hopes of simply surviving hospital life, where confidence was hard to come by and no amoun
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780804138659 (0804138656)
ASIN: 804138656
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Xxertz
Xxertz rated it
4.0 The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year
BLUF: Humorous insight into another’s profession and/or the difficult years of being an intern/resident.Let me start out with acknowledging that the author isn’t always truthful in his accounts and has a history of embellishing his stories with events that didn’t actually happen. If you’re looking f...
Merle
Merle rated it
3.5 The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly by Matt McCarthy
This is an accessible, entertaining memoir of one brand-new doctor’s intern year at Columbia University Medical Center. It is rather light reading, but Dr. McCarthy proves a good storyteller, and for anyone who’s ever been a brand-new professional in over their head, it proves a fun (and sometimes w...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
3.0 The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly, by Matt McCarthy
After a year in the minor leagues*, Matt McCarthy returned to the Ivy League complete his medical degree. The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly documents McCarthy's experience as a first year intern in a New York City teaching hospital... Read the rest of my review at Summer Reading Project.
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