Seven Books That Inspired Many Students To Become Medical Doctors

“Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for … Read more

Keeping the Cynic out of the Clinic: Books to Renew your Love of Medicine

Most people don’t associate being a premed with relaxation. Outsiders imagine your existence as a combination of serious studying, late nights in the lab, and an extensive cornucopia of community service and leadership roles. Let’s be honest: Those impressions are mostly right. Because of that, today I’ve decided to escape my usual role as a professional medical school admissions advisor to shine a bright light on some recommended premed, non-science reading. If you dutifully want to balance your “pleasure” reading with more utilitarian medical school admissions advice, please see my recent Student Doctor Network piece, “Ten Ways to Improve Your Medical School Application.”

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