Dale Yoo, MD
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Yoo D. Postgraduate Year One: Lessons in Caring. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151:220. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-151-3-200907070-00019
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(3):220.
Heilman KM. 192 pages. New York: Oxford Univ Pr; 2008. $24.95. ISBN 9780195321265. Order at http://www.oup.com/us/.
Format: Softcover book.
Field of medicine: Medical education.
Audience: All those in the medical field will enjoy this recount of anecdotes from Dr. Heilman's internship at Bellevue Hospital in New York.
Purpose: To share the lessons learned during internship, which Heilman states “have had the greatest influence on [him] and helped guide [his] career.”
Content: This book is an anthology of 24 anecdotes from Heilman's internship at Bellevue Hospital. With each brief vignette, he highlights an important lesson that he and others learned from the patient encounter. By the culmination of the book, the reader is enriched with ethical, personal, and medical teachings frequently experienced during medical training.
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