They re mostly books about medicine that are nonfiction with fiction marked with a and forthcoming books marked. When breath becomes air by paul kalanithi one of my.
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Books about women in medicine. These books explore the bias in medicine against women including information on the intersections with fatness queerness blackness and more. Here in no particular order are 50 must read and best medical books. From the 11th century german nun hildegarde of bingen to early 20th century radiology pioneer marie curie to controversial surgeon general jocelyn.
Selected full text books and articles. More harvard university press 1999. I have worked hard to read a wide variety of books in this field so that i could recommend you only the best leaving out those that have misinformation or transphobic language.
This side of doctoring is like a time capsule of women in medicine from the days of pioneer elizabeth blackwell to female medical students today who are also still pioneering change in medicine. I like to think that if you devour reruns of er and house that you ll like these too. Lo chin has compiled the who what why when and how of women doctors.
Since ancient times and in every human society women have played a critical if unheralded role in the practice and progress of the medical arts and sciences. Women physicians and the profession of medicine 1850 1995 by ellen s.