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White Coat: Becoming a Doctor at Harvard Medical School

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2004

    A great read about medical school and becoming a doctor!

    Latley I've been thinking that I want to become a pediatrician . And Dr. Rothmans book just further emphasised my thoughts. It made me want to just go form starting to senior year of HS in Sept. straight to med. school ! I loved this book and the look inside that she gives you of the medical profession and the education part of it as well !

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2002

    Wonderful tale of the struggles encountered in med school

    IF you or anyone you know is considering the medical profession or a career in public health/ethics, this book is a must read. Dr. Rothman does a wonderful job of laying out the daily life and fun stories of a med student.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2001

    good solid account2

    I read Ellen Rothman's book and found it to be very insightful. I recieved a look into the Medical school world. Many of her experiances will be different from mine, but I look forward to the day I go to medical school, and later become a Doctor.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2000

    Solid Account

    I found Rothman's book to be an accurate, candid, and well-balanced descriptive account of her medical school education. Many of her reactions and observations as an initiate into a profession as a health care provider coincide precisely with my own experience as an EMT. Her book is not of the level of Sinclair Lewis, Klass, or Marion, but that is merely because her purpose, predominantly expository and not advocacy, is substantially different. I believe she accomplishes her literary purpose well. One weakness is that her long accounts of her clinical years would probably bore someone without a vested interest in medicine. As a medical student myself, I highly recommend the book for those planning to attend medical school.

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