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Driscoll, Laura

Summary: Explains what a doctor is and what their responsibilities are, including helping people who are sick or hurt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Puri, Sunita

Summary: "A heart-wrenching and provocative memoir about how the essential parts of one young woman's early life--her mother's work as a surgeon and her spiritual practice--led her to become a doctor and to question the premise that medicine exists to prolong life at all costs. Dr. Sunita Puri's parents grew up in urban India, in extreme poverty. Yet they managed not only to reach America, but her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PURI, SUNITA PUR

Chopra, Deepak

Summary: Traces the lives of the Chopra brothers from India to the United States, where they both excelled in healing, one as a world-renowned spiritual teacher, the other as a professor at Harvard Medical School.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CHOPRA, DEEPAK & SANJIV CHO

Summary: East Germany, 1980. Barbara Wolff is a young doctor who has applied for an exit visa from the GDR and, as punishment, has been transferred from her prestigious post in Berlin to a small pediatric hospital in the country. She must weigh her absolute dedication to her patients against a potential escape to the West, and her newfound attraction to a doctor in whom she sees a kindred spirit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Schramm Film Koerner & Weber 2013

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BAR

Marsico, Katie

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial doctor and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.973 MAR

Epstein, Ronald

Summary: "The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most--safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care--from the foremost expert in the field,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 EPS

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Bill Browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco's busiest emergency room, SF General. With his ex-wife and daughters in London, he immerses himself in his work and lives for rare visits with his children. A rising star at her teaching hospital, UCSF at Mission Bay, Stephanie Lawrence has two young sons, a frustrated stay-at-home husband, and not enough time for any of them....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC STE

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STE

Weinberg, Jennifer

Summary: "Alma's stuffed cow, Moo Moo, gets soaked when she is left outside in the rain. Alma is sad and Moo Moo is mooo-serable! Will Doc be able to help?"--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2014

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE WEI

Santomero, Angela C.

Summary: Daniel Tiger learns how to manage a food allergy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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Cook, Robin

Summary: "Newly minted chief resident at Boston Memorial Hospital Noah Rothauser is swamped in his new position, from managing the surgical schedules to dealing with the fallouts from patient deaths. Known for its medical advances, the famed teaching hospital has fitted several ORs as "hybrid operating rooms of the future"-- an improvement that seems positive until an anesthesia error during a routine...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COO

Ofri, Danielle.

Summary: Singular Intimacies is the story of becoming a doctor by immersion at New York's Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country-and perhaps the most legendary. It is both the classic inner-city hospital and a unique amalgam of history, insanity, beauty, and intellect. When Danielle Ofri enters the doors of this 250-year-old institution as a tentative medical student, she is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.9 OFR

Kleypas, Lisa

Summary: Dr. Garrett Gibson, the only female physician in England, has never been tempted to embark on an affair. Until now.... Ethan Ransom, a former detective for Scotland Yard, as gallant as he is secretive, is rumored to be an assassin. For one exhilarating night they give in to their potent attraction before becoming strangers again. As a Ravenel by-blow spurned by his father, Ethan has little...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KLE

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KLE

Ofri, Danielle.

Summary: Ofri has finished her training as a physician and is learning through practice to become a more rounded healer. The book opens with the tables turned: Ofri has to enter her own hospital as a patient. She experiences the very real sense of invasion and panic that routinely visits her patients. These fifteen intertwined tales include that of a man who has lost the will to live, and she too comes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.696 OFR

Summary: Reunite with the perplexing and prickly Dr. Gregory House as he tackles impossible cases while putting a new staff of potential team members through the medical wringer with his trademark sarcasm and irreverent bedside manner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Summary: In Physician Suicide Letters—Answered, Dr. Wible exposes the pervasive and largely hidden medical culture of bullying, hazing, and abuse that claims the lives of countless medical students, doctors, and patients. Now—for the first time released to the public—here are private letters and last words from our doctors who could no longer bear the pain of an abusive medical system. What you don’t...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Wible, M.D., Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 816 PHY

Koven, Suzanne

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Summary: "A poignant, funny, personal exploration of authenticity in work and life by a woman doctor. In 2017, Dr. Suzanne Koven published an essay describing the challenges faced by women doctors, including her own personal struggle with "imposter syndrome"-a long-held, secret belief that she was not smart enough or good enough to be a "real" doctor. Accessed nearly 300,000 times by readers around the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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Sweet, Victoria

Summary: "A radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced, from the award-winning author of God's Hotel. Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, "healthcare" has replaced medicine, "providers" look at their laptops more than at theirpatients, and costs keep soaring, all in the ruthless pursuit of efficiency. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SWEET, VICTORIA SWE

Summary: In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do 7

Summary: It's 1946 and Dr. Finlay has left behind the senseless bloodshed that darkened his stint in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Yet his homecoming to the small Scottish town of Tannochbrae is not what he expects.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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Summary: The first 17 episodes of the popular and critically acclaimed series about Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn and her new life in Colorado Springs in the 1860s. Featuring stories of courage, conviction and romance on the American frontier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Dr. 2003

Summary: Wanting a fresh start after a broken relationship and a stressful job in the UK, Dr. Ruby Walker takes a job in India. Although she applied to work at a new urban clinic, Ruby ends up at the overcrowded and underfunded Good Karma Hospital run by the formidable Dr. Lydia Fonseca. As she adjusts to her new life in rural India, Ruby slowly realizes that the hospital may be more than the rundown...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GOO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD GOO

Summary: Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MY

Summary: Elliot, Turk and Carla may be growing older but they aren't necessarily growing up, Even as their career changes, family issues and love invade the quirky world of Sacred Heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SCR

Anderson, Alison A.

Summary: To keep herself occupied after recently losing her sight, Zinaida begins a diary in the summer of 1888. When a family rents a guesthouse on her family's estate, Zinaida meets and befriends Anton, the middle son, who is a doctor and a writer. As the summer progresses, Zinaida's diary becomes an intimate, intropective narrative of her singular relationship with Anton. More than a century later,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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