- Paperback: 246 pages
- Publisher: Pamela Camosy (November 27, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0692943285
- ISBN-13: 978-0692943281
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 5 customer reviews
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- #2294 in Holistic Medicine (Books)
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Healer's Heart: A Family Physician's Stories of the Heart and Art of Medicine Paperback – November 27, 2017
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From the Author
Please join me in the pages of my new book, "Healer's Heart: A Family Physician's Stories of the Heart and Art of Medicine." It is a celebration of the healing power that lies within all of us.
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Praise for Healer's Heart
If you have ever waited in a doctor's office for twohours only to have him or her give you three distracted minutes of time, thisbook will restore your faith in the medical world. Dr. Camosy shows hercompassion in every story. Herdelightful writing style shows that she is one of those rare people who isgifted in both medicine and the art of storytelling.
Linda Crosland, author, Butterfly Promises
By using real stories from her career as a doctor,Dr. Camosy teaches me that there is more to medicine than what I learn inbooks. The insight into good relationships with patients has given meexcitement about what my future in medicine may look like.
Carly Sadowski, health professions high schoolstudent
Healer'sHeart is a "can't miss" readthat beautifully exemplifies the adage that the secret to the care of thepatient is in caring for the patient. Through her stories, Dr. Camosyeloquently displays the importance of listening to the patient, competence withcompassion, and humanism in medicine.
Valerie J. Pronio-Stelluto, M.D., MACF, former Director of Medical Student Education and former Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital,
Dr.Camosy's beautifully written book reveals how her extraordinary humanity andsensitivity heal her patients. She inspires readers to develop these samequalities to assist all those who are suffering.
Jan Kilby, Ph.D., writing consultant andfreelance writer, San Antonio, Texas
I laughed and cried and felt reaffirmed in myapproach to practicing medicine. Healer'sHeart is an inspirational companion for those who aspire to heal the wholeperson in their full humanity...a journal of gratitude for the privilege of beinga family physician.
Carlos Roberto Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Family and Community Medicine, Joseph R.and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio, Texas, and former Chair, Board of Directors, American Board of Family Medicine
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A valuable addition to any library, and especially since it's from the other side of the exam table. Contains adult themes and medical situations; no violence; no foul language; some sadness and much satisfaction.