Scholars Den Collection

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Located on the first floor, the Scholars' Den Collection contains over 125 titles focusing on medical education, teaching, leadership, and communication.  This collection is available to the whole Upstate community with a loan time of 3-weeks.

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#11 Black man in a white coat : a doctor's reflections on race and medicine / Damon Tweedy, M.D.
Tweedy, Damon.
Book. 294 p.
294 p. ; 25 cm.
"One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of bla...h burdens faced by black patients, ultimately seeking a way forward to better treatment and more compassionate care."--Jacket.

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#12 Service fanatics : how to build superior patient experience the Cleveland Clinic way / James ...
Merlino, James, M.D.
Book. xxvi, 260 p.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, c2015.
xxvi, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"Rather than view patients simply as sick people who need treatment, Cleveland Clinic sees them also as important stakeholders ...f customer experience that promises to transform your organization into an industry powerhouse." --Unedited summary from book.

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#13 Chekhov's doctors : a collection of Chekhov's medical tales / edited by Jack Coulehan ; forew...
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.
Book. xxv, 199 p.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2003.
xxv, 199 p. ; 24 cm.
"The stories in Chekhov's Doctors are powerful portraits of doctors in their everyday lives, struggling with their own personal..., Chekhov's Doctors will serve as a rich text for professional health care educators as well as for general readers."--Jacket.

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#14 Pioneers of neurobiology : my brilliant eccentric heroes / John G. Nicholls.
Nicholls, John G., author.
Book. xii, 148 p.
xii, 148 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.

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#15 The checklist manifesto : how to get things right / Atul Gawande.
Gawande, Atul.
Book. xviii, 215 p.
xviii, 215 p. ; 21 cm.
Reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist now being used in medicine, aviation, the armed services, homeland security, investment banking, skyscraper construction, and businesses of all kinds.

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#16 What's left out / Jay Baruch.
Baruch, Jay, author.
Book. viii, 128 p.
viii, 128 p. ; 24 cm.

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#17 Reaching down the rabbit hole : a renowned neurologist explains the mystery and drama of brai...
Ropper, Allan H., author.
Book. 263 p.
263 p. ; 25 cm.
In this book, Dr. Allan Ropper and Brian Burrell take the reader behind the scenes at Harvard Medical School's neurology unit to show how a seasoned diagnostician faces down bizarre, life-altering afflictions.

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#18 We mad climb shaky ladders : poems / Pamela Spiro Wagner ; introduction and commentary by Mar...
Wagner, Pamela Spiro.
Book. xxv, 125 pages
Fort Lee, NJ : CavanKerry Press, ©2009.
xxv, 125 pages ; 24 cm.

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#19 Coma : a novel / by Robin Cook.
Cook, Robin, 1940-
Book. 306 p.
Boston : Little, Brown, c1977.
306 p. ; 22 cm.
When more than a dozen minor-surgery patients die inexplicably on the operating table, a medical student determines to find the reason.

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#20 An Irish country doctor / Patrick Taylor.
Taylor, Patrick, 1941-
Book. 351 p.
New York : Forge, 2007.
351 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
A recent medical school graduate, Barry Laverty is delighted by the opportunity to join a small rural practice in the beautiful...ntil he meets his superior, Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly, a cantankerous older physician who has his own way of doing things.