Doctors Cry, Too: Essays from the Heart of a Physician
Frank Boehm (Author)
DescriptionAn inspiring view of the compassionate side of the medical community through one doctor's essays on courage, friendship, and hope. Doctors Cry, Too is a collection of essays from the heart of physician Frank H. Boehm, M.D. This moving and inspirational book deals with issues surrounding doctors, nurses, patients, their loved ones, and the perplexing issues that relate to these individuals. These essays portray a medical profession who is sensitive, emotional, spiritual, and compassionate. They include special moments in the life of Dr. Frank Boehm, such as a son and daughter going off to college, coping with the personal grief of losing loved ones, the birth of a granddaughter, and the healing that comes from joy. The essays also address his point of view on such subjects as strength and courage, faith, happiness, depression, forgiveness, death and dying, friendship, the heartbreak of infertility, parenting, and medical expectations. It is the author's hope that this book will help you understand that doctors are subject to the same stresses and pressures of life as everyone else, and that by gaining insight into the heart of one physician, you will gain insight into the heart of many.
September 22, 2020
5.2 X 8.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author
Frank Boehm, M.D., is professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, and the director of maternal/foetal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical School in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also chairman of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Ethics Committee. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt Medical School and the Yale-New Haven Hospital Internship and Residency programme and is a specialist in high-risk pregnancy, called perinatology.