Return to the house of God : medical resident education, 1978-2008 (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Return to the house of God : medical resident education, 1978-2008

Return to the house of God : medical resident education, 1978-2008

Author: Martin Kohn; Carol C Donley
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, 2008.
Series: Literature and medicine (Kent, Ohio), 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book reflects on Samuel Shem's ""The House of God"" and its impact on medical resident education. [NF].
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Genre/Form: Essay
essays
Essays
Essais
Named Person: Samuel Shem; Samuel Shem
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Kohn; Carol C Donley
ISBN: 9780873389839 0873389832 9780873389457 087338945X
OCLC Number: 228427306
Description: xv, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Martin Kohn and Carol Donley --
The Birth of The House of God / Denis Noble --
Residency education in historical perspective. --
Houses of God before Shem: Boston City and the Thorndike at Bellevue / Gerald Weissmann --
Residency education in The House of God / Kenneth M. Ludmerer --
From The House of God to the House of Siemens: bedside skills thirty years later / Sarah Lapey, Judy McCarter, and Abraham Verghese --
The Godless Kingdom: medical education in France, 1973-2008 / Marc Zaffran (Martin Winckler) --
Justice, Virtue, and the Laws of The House of God. --
Justice and humor in The House of God / Martha Elks and Isaac M.T. Mwase --
Wearing the Ring of Gyges in the House of God / Julie M. Aultman --
The Laws of the House of God Revisited: or, Sneaking Primary Care into Man's Greatest Hospital / Howard Brody --
Literary Perspectives and Criticism. --
Mayhem at the Hospital / John Updike --
Imagining the House of God / Jack Coulehan --
Writing the medical training experience in 1978 and 2006: body language in The House of God / Stephanie Brown Clark, Neeta Jain, and Dagan Coppock --
The Popocatepetl of Medicine / Arko Oderwald --
Women's Perspectives and Criticism. --
Objects, not allies: nurses in The House of God and graduate medical education / Amy Haddad --
"Fiction as Resistence": the Fat Man and the Woman Reader / Anne Hudson Jones --
The Madwomen in the Attic / Susan Onthank Mates --
Rereadings. --
Chasing Fire Engines / Cortney Davis --
Speaking the Unspeakable / Jay Baruch --
Shem Redux: Is It Time? / Steven Hyman --
The House of God Redux / Thomas Duffy --
You Gotta Know the Territory: The House of God as Job Description / Perri Klass --
Attending in the House of God / Abigail Zuger --
Comments from the House of Shem. --
Living with Shem: Reflections on the Journey of a Writer-Healer / Janet Surrey --
Resistance and Healing / Samuel Shem and Stephen Bergman.
Series Title: Literature and medicine (Kent, Ohio), 15.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Kohn & Carol Donley.

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Samuel Shem's ""The House of God"" is widely regarded as one of the most influential novels about medical education in the twentieth century. This book explores the novel's impact on medical  Read more...
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