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Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

I received an e-mail yesterday from Baylor College of Medicine stating that students should read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People before orientation. I'm sure many of my classmates have already read this very popular book on personal…

How Doctors Think – The End

The final chapter of How Doctors Think by Dr. Groopman deals with the experiences of the author (an oncologist by training) and his colleagues as they diagnose and treat cancer patients. This was of special interest to me since I'm…

How Doctors Think – Part 3

In the latest chapter of How Doctors Think, the author disclosed his years of struggling with a hand problem which no specialist seemed to properly diagnose. He visited four hand surgeons in the course of several years, and each seemed to…

How Doctors Think – Part 2

So I'm almost half-way done with How Doctors Think. Impressed? I sure am! :-D The author made an interesting point in the last chapter - the more specialized the trade, the less likely an error will occur in the diagnosis.

How Doctors Think – Part 1

"How Doctors Think is a window into the mind of the physician and an insightful examination of the all-important relationship between doctors and their patients." This is an excerpt from the back cover of the book, and after reading the…

How Doctors Think – The Beginning

Those closest to me know that I'm not a reader. Not even close. In fact, I can't even remember the last novel I read for school, and as far as outside reading goes, it's literally nonexistent. I'm just not the type of person who can sit…