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“Quiet, funny, and sad, the daily life of this fully alive physician becomes a model for the life of the fully alive self. Doctors and patients seeking renewal, inspiration, laughter, and wisdom will find them all in this deftly written book. It is filled with hope and with courage and with joy.” ―Rita Charon, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University
“An intimate portrait of the doctor-patient relationship. Emily Transue offers insightful and engaging reflections on the interplay of health and illness.” ―Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, author of Incidental Findings, Editor-in-Chief, Bellevue Literary Review
Emily R. Transue, MD, author of On Call, is a native of Toledo, Ohio, and a graduate of Yale College and Dartmouth Medical School. She did her residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle. She works as a general internist at a multispecialty group in Seattle, and is a clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. She received the Providence-Seattle Medical Center Outstanding Educator of the Year award in 2003, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She has also published stories and poems in JAMA, Dartmouth Medicine, and elsewhere.
Dr. Emily Transue writes from the heart. If you ever wondered what doctors think about, feel, perceive working with patients, Dr. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Isabella DeMarco
This book is so true. Relationships happen more frequently than people think. It can start from either the pt or dr side. Read morePublished 18 months ago by V. Boynton
I loved this book. It was interesting, revealing, and funny. ("I also appreciated the fact that she cleaned up the "street language" from her first interesting book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by "Matthew 24"
As amazing and empathetic and compassionate as Transue comes across in her books, in real life, she's even better. I wish she was still practicing. Your patients miss you, Dr. Read morePublished 20 months ago by HollyGreen
Dr.Transue has an easy, enjoyable writing style. She makes her patients come to life. Her feelings make the doctor-patient relationship very human and personal.Published on August 16, 2010 by Nancy O'Shaughnessy
In this account of a young doctor's first years in private practice the real focus is on her coming to terms with death and illness in her own family.Published on January 15, 2010 by Karen