Ever wonder what it takes to be a surgeon? Step inside The Brigham and find out. Bostons Brigham and Womens Hospital is not only one of the oldest and most prestigious medical centers in America; its also Harvard Medical Schools main teaching hospital. Here, many of the countrys best surgeons learn their live-saving skills. In this gripping narrative, youll meet the young men and women in their surgical training; and follow in their footsteps through the hospital wards, the classroom and right into the operating rooms of The Brigham. Youll learn how these residents are educated-and how that training has changed. Co-authored by Dr. Stan Ashley, long-time director of surgical education at The Brigham, and <i>Newsday</i> writer John Hanc-author of two award-winning memoirs-this is a rare glimpse into a Harvard Medical School facility; and an inspiring and fascinating story about the young people who make the grade in one of the worlds toughest and most important professions.
Making of a Surgeon