Pre-Med Reading List

Pre-Med Reading List
Barnett, B. Lewis, Jr. - Pebbles in the Water
Barry, John M. - The Great Influenza: The story of the deadliest pandemic in history
Carson, Ben - Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence
Collins, Jim - Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
Fadiman, Anne - The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Gawande, Atul - Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
Groopman, Jerome - How Doctors Think
Jauhar, Sandeep - Intern: A Doctor's Initiation
Johnson, Steven - The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic, and How It
Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
Jourdan, Carolyn - Heart in the Right Place
Kidder, Tracy - Mountains beyond Mountains, biography of Dr. Paul Farmer.
Klass, Perry - Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor
Nolen, Stephanie - 28: Stories of AIDS in Africa
Nuland, Sherwin - The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the bedside.
Ober, K. Patrick - Mark Twain and Medicine: "Any Mummery Will Cure"
Peck, Scott - The Road Less Traveled
Rabinowitz, Howard MD - Caring for the Country: Family Doctors in Small Rural Towns
Ridley, Matt - Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
Verghese, Abraham - My Own Country: A Doctor's Story
Virshup, Bernard - Coping in Medical School.
Takakuwa, Rubashkin & Herzig - What I learned in medical school: personal stories of young doctors.
The Pact: Three young men make a promise and fulfill a dream.
The Soul of a Doctor: Harvard Medical Students Face Life and Death (essays from Harvard Medical
School students)