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Planning to go to Medical School


Is there a doctor in the house?


student doctors

Websites to explore:


Journals to read:

JAMA 
The Lancet
New England Journal of Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine
Academic Medicine
 


Books ...yes, you should read all of them:

The House of God (a medical school classic!) - Samuel Shem
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down - Anne Fadiman
Anatomy of an Illness - Norman Cousins
How Doctors Think - Jerome Groopman
Being Mortal and What Happens in the End - Atul Gawande
Better - Atul Gawande
Mountains Beyond Mountains - Tracy Kidder
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe - Katrina Firlik
The Emperor of All Maladies - Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot
Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese, MD
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers  - Mary Roach
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales - Oliver Sacks, MD


Scholarships for students interested in the health professions: 

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