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Why does Konner think we would be intersted in his detailing of medical school. Medical school is not interesting, but people at Harvard think that it is. Read morePublished 10 months ago by richard lieberman
Instead of focusing on finding a deeper more universal meaning in his 'journey of initiation', all this guy did was find reasons to whine about how his ego was bruised during his... Read morePublished on April 15, 2012 by Susan
First, I want to emphasize that I've only read the first two chapters so far. I have to laugh though because of all the professions that I've been not so blessed to experience,... Read morePublished on April 3, 2012 by Non-Fiction Reader
It's the eternal question, isn't it? Why?
Why did (s)he do that?
Why am I doing this?
Why did that happen? Read more
I read this book over 20 years ago. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I went the PhD route instead of the MD route, so I am not in as good a position to evaluate it as a physician is. Read morePublished on July 12, 2010 by HOWARD M MERKEN
I would recommend this to anyone who is in the early stages of their training or those contemplating applying to medical school. Read morePublished on July 1, 2009 by HRD
...don't believe me? Then read this book and he'll tell you again and again how smart he thinks he is. Also, he's a saint. He's a lone protagonist in a world of evil. Read morePublished on June 18, 2009 by S. Rippke
Medicine is a waste of time. The current medical systems throughout the world are fractured and flawed. Doctors need to be treated fairly. Read morePublished on June 18, 2009 by MD Cynic
This book is not east to read and Konner make it worse but stuffing it with his psychiatric diagnosis. Read morePublished on January 12, 2008 by icujock