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Book discussion of Human: Voices of Tomorrow’s Doctors edited by Tolu Kehinde

Book discussion of Human: Voices of Tomorrow’s Doctors edited by Tolu Kehinde

Join us on Monday, November 4 at 2pm for a book discussion of Human: Voices of Tomorrow's Doctors, edited by Tolu Kehinde.

Book Synopsis:

Medical professionals are often viewed as a special breed of stoic figures whose tough grace allows them to stay strong as they confront human frailty and tragedy on a daily basis. Human is a new anthology that aims to dispel this unhelpful line of thought, revealing a more realistic picture of individuals shaped by forces—good and bad—just like the rest of us. Collecting writing from medical students around the world, Human aims to demystify medical education by showing the vulnerability in a group typically viewed as indestructible. It also seeks to remind medical trainees that, even though it may feel like their lives have been put on hold for the sake of their education, they are continually growing and evolving, and as worthy of love and a full life as anyone else—in short, that they are human.

 

Date:
Monday, November 4, 2019
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
IHS Campus Room 1513
Audience:
  Interprofessional  
Categories:
  IHS Library Book Club  

Event Organizer

Allison Piazza, MLIS, AHIP

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