New York Times

A Book Doctors Can’t Close

August 18th 2009 | in New York Times, Newsroom

The New York Times By HOWARD MARKEL, M.D. August 18, 2009 It was a raunchy, troubling and hilarious novel that turned into a cult phenomenon devoured by a legion of medical students, interns, residents and doctors. It introduced characters like “Fat Man” — the all-knowing but crude senior resident — and medical slang like Gomer, [...]

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