"Andrew Schulman is a New York guitarist...His memoir describes his experience as a patient in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), where he was briefly clinically dead. Six months later he began a part-time career as a guitarist playing for patients and staff in that very same SICU."
"First published in 1898, Chekhov’s “A Doctor’s Visit” has been ably adapted as a short play by physician-playwright, Guy Fredrick Glass...The primary theme of the story stays true in this adaptation—Korolyov’s impressions of the patient viewed from a cold objective stance are changed as he develops personal insights into the social and political nature of her (and his) malaise."
Suzanne O’Sullivan, a neurologist in the British Health Service, draws on case studies that “focus on particular psychosomatic illnesses, and include historical perspectives and various theories that might explain why they occur.”
"This book offers first-hand accounts into the often private world of Muslim Egyptian women and their thoughts on womanhood, sexuality, and female genital cutting that is unparalleled by others in the field.”
"...The Knick was inspired by the Knickerbocker Hospital, founded in Harlem in 1862 to serve the poor...The central character, the chief surgeon Dr. John Thackery, is modeled on a famous surgeon of the time, Dr. William Halsted..."
"Oshinsky’s affection for Bellevue as an institution, for its physicians and for its hallowed place in the history of New York City shines throughout making the book both exciting and relevant for the modern reader."
"This is a rich, important, and useful book. It is...refreshing and inspiring to consider human-to-human discourse that honors both patient and caregiver in relationships that are helpful to treatment."
"States of Grace follows Dr. Grace Dammann, a pioneering HIV/AIDS physician, as she navigates life following a catastrophic motor vehicle accident that leaves her severely physically disabled...The film tracks the far-reaching tendrils of trauma and offers a window into what those working in health care rarely get to see: what happens when the patient goes home."