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Now a classic! The hilarious novel of the healing arts that reveals everything your doctor never wanted you to know. Six eager interns -- they saw themselves as modern saviors-to-be. they came from the top of their medical school class to the bottom of the hospital staff to serve a year in the time-honored tradition, racing to answer the flash of on-duty call lights and nubile nurses. But only the Fat Man --the calm, all-knowing resident -- could sustain them in their struggle to survive, to stay sane, to love-and even to be doctors when their harrowing year was done.
"Does for the practice of medicine what Catch-22 and M*A *S *H did for the practice of warfare." -- The Newark Star-Ledger
"Wildly funny... frightening... outrageous, moving... a story of modern medicine rarely, if, ever told." -- The Houston Chronicle --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This is an absolute must read for anyone interested going into the medical profession. It is provocative, compelling, and even a little dirty. Dr. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Joe
Read this book as a medical student, and more recently after 10 years of independent practice.
Grateful in ways in which providing health care has improved, but sadly there's... Read more
Loves the book. As a medical student, this is the closest truth we can get for residencyPublished 21 days ago by Zhuo Shao
A great read - a must for nurses too! I couldn't put it down and laughed hard enough to wake my husband.Published 23 days ago by S. L. Porenta