NOVA: Doctors' Diaries

Overview

Discover what it takes to become a true member of the medical tribe as the filmmakers at NOVA follow a group of seven Harvard Medical School students from their first day of classes through graduation and beyond. Shot over the course of 21 years, Doctor's Diaries begins in 1987, as a group of bright young students prepares to meet the challenges of the world's premiere medical school. From classes to clinical training through internship, residency, marriage, and divorce, these seven individuals struggle to ...
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Overview

Discover what it takes to become a true member of the medical tribe as the filmmakers at NOVA follow a group of seven Harvard Medical School students from their first day of classes through graduation and beyond. Shot over the course of 21 years, Doctor's Diaries begins in 1987, as a group of bright young students prepares to meet the challenges of the world's premiere medical school. From classes to clinical training through internship, residency, marriage, and divorce, these seven individuals struggle to balance their work and studies while starting families and, eventually, launching their careers. Candid interviews and revealing footage highlights the sacrifices that medical students make to accomplish their goals, and provides a revealing glimpse into their personal and professional lives.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Bonus footage watch as some of the doctors react to clips of their former selves; Printable material for educators; Access to the NOVA web site
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/14/2009
  • UPC: 783421431096
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Rating:

  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Region Code: 1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:52:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 18,608

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Michael Barnes Director, Producer
Robert Alexander Editor
Renee Edwards Editor
Jennifer Redfearn Co-producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Doctors' Diaries
1. Introduction [1:55]
2. Reunion and Flashback [6:53]
3. Freshman Year [9:15]
4. So Much to Learn [7:37]
5. Encountering Patients [8:17]
6. Death and Birth [6:28]
7. Real M.D.s [12:42]
1. Introduction [1:49]
2. Trials of Internship [8:57]
3. Life Passages [6:15]
4. Different Paths [10:09]
5. Wearing Many Hats [6:58]
6. Making an Impact [6:41]
7. Finding a Home [12:32]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Doctors' Diaries
   Play
   Scene Selection
      Hour One
      Hour Two
   Special Features
      Bonus Footage
         Elliot Bennett-Guerrero
         Jane Liebshutz
         Jay Bonnar
         Tom Tarter
      DVD-ROM Features
   Accessbility Options
      Play With Video Descriptions: On
      Play With Video Descriptions: Off
   Other Products of Interests
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