Edited by Michael A. LaCombe, MD, FACP
The sorrows, the frustrations, the difficulties, and the magic of medicine are all captured on the pages of On Being a Doctor 2: Voices of Physicians and Patients
. This softcover book is a compilation of some of the best essays, stories, and poems to appear in the "On Being a Doctor," "On Being a Patient," and "Ad Libitum" sections of Annals of Internal Medicine
. With its well-crafted poetry and lucid prose, this generous collection contains something for all those involved in the science and art of healing.
"A wonderfully rich collection . . . required reading for all physicians, from first-year medical students to retired professors. -- Journal of the American Medical Association, review of On Being a Doctor 2