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January Book Review: Look Me In the Eye

“So I’m not defective. In fact, in recent years I have started to see that we Aspergians are better than normal! And now it seems as though scientists agree: Recent articles suggest that a touch of Asperger’s is an essential part of much creative genius.” ~ John Elder Robison, Look Me in the Eye – [...]

By | 2017-10-01T14:55:08+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Past Books|1 Comment

Beyond the Book: Look Me In The Eye

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By | 2017-04-03T03:23:36+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Beyond the Book, Past Books|0 Comments

November Book Review: The Spare Room

Like grief there are stages to tackling a terminal disease, both as the patient diagnosed and as a loved one trying to care for them. It is justifiably difficulty on both ends, but even more so if one gets held up on a stage and refuses to proceed. Helen Garner's novel "The Spare Room" gives [...]

By | 2017-02-02T02:20:54+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments

About The Author: Helen Garner

Helen Garner was born in 1942 in Geelong, and was educated there and at Melbourne University. She taught in Victorian secondary schools until 1972, when she was dismissed for answering her students’ questions about sex, and had to start writing journalism for a living. Helen is known for incorporating and adapting her personal experiences in [...]

By | 2017-02-02T02:15:58+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments

How Doctors Think Twitter Chat

You might not have been able to follow or contribute to our Doctors Book Club for October, but you can still read back through the discussion. The following is the transcript from the How Doctors Think Twitter chat. #dbcOct [View the story "October 2016 @DoctorsBookClub Twitter Chat" on Storify]

By | 2017-02-02T02:16:19+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments

Beyond the Book: How Doctors Think

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By | 2016-12-16T04:58:49+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Beyond the Book, Past Books|0 Comments

October Book Review: How Doctors Think

It is impossible to estimate how many decisions a doctor has to make on any given day in practice. There is diagnosis, prognosis, tests, treatment, dosage, and a thousand other questions to be answered from the moment they enter their building to the moment they leave. You pair that with the high demands placed on [...]

By | 2016-12-16T04:59:04+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Jerome Groopman

Dr. Groopman holds the Dina and Raphael Recanati Chair of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and is Chief of Experimental Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has published more than 150 scientific articles and serves on many scientific editorial boards. He is also a staff writer at The New Yorker and [...]

By | 2016-12-16T04:59:16+00:00 October 1st, 2016|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Twitter Chat

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By | 2017-04-03T03:34:47+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments