Summer Reads for Aspiring Health Professionals

 Excited about the slower pace and freedom of the summer?
You undoubtedly read pages and pages of assigned readings for classes all year long -
now it is time to read something fun, just for you! 
If you are seeking book recommendations for aspiring healthcare professionals, check out our list below. 
1.   The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- Rebecca Skloot

2. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Happens in the End -- Atul Gawande, MD

3. An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back -- Elizabeth Rosenthal, MD

4. Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction -- Maria Szalavitz

5. Cutting for Stone -- Abraham Verghese, M.D.

6. The House of God -- Samuel Shem

7. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales -- Olivers Sacks, MD

8. Still Alice -- Lisa Genova 

9. When Breath Becomes Air -- Paul Kalanithi, M.D .

10. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down -- Anne Fadiman 

11. Black Man in a White Coat -- Damon Tweedy, M.D. 
12. Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA -- Brenda Maddox
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