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November 2016

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, [...]

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 [...]

October 2016

Beyond the Book: How Doctors Think

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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 [...]

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 [...]

September 2016

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Twitter Chat

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Beyond the Book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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About the Author: Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot began her brilliant writing career with a Master of Fine Arts in nonfiction at the University of Pittsburgh. She is an award-winning science writer and editor, and a former correspondent for NPR’s Radiolab [...]

August 2016

Still Alice Twitter Chat

You may have missed our Doctors Book Club for August, but it is never too late to read what was shared. The following is the transcript from our the Still Alice Twitter chat. #dbcAugust [...]