History 2017-06-26T21:23:57+00:00

June 2017

About the Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee

Hematologist, oncologist and author Siddhartha Mukherjee was born in New Delhi, India in 1970. In 1989. As a biology major at Stanford University, he worked in Nobel Laureate Paul Berg's laboratory, defining cellular genes that change the [...]

July Book Review: The Gene

The Doctors Book Club is currently reviewing Siddhartha Mukherjee's book The Gene: An Intimate History. Join us over the coming months as we read and check back soon to hear one of our club member's thoughts.

April 2017

About the Author: Eric Topol

Eric's Bio from Leigh Bureau Healthcare today is in the midst of a thrilling transformation: the rise of digital medicine. Mobile technology and cheaper gene sequencing are opening the door to a whole new kind of care. [...]

February 2017

About the Author: Atul Gawande

This bio is taken directly from Atul's Website Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is Professor in [...]

March Book Review: Complications

The Doctors Book Club is currently reviewing Atul Gawande's book Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science. Join us as we read and check back soon to hear our thoughts.

January 2017

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 [...]

About the Author: John Elder Robison

Born in Athens, Georgia in 1957, John soon found that he was "always a problem child — often sad, a loner, unable to make friends. The problem was, that Asperger’s Syndrome had not yet been [...]

Beyond the Book: Look Me In The Eye

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November 2016

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 [...]