Fallible: A Memoir of a Young Physician's Struggle with Mental Illness


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Black Rose Writing
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5.0 X 8.0 X 0.72 inches | 0.76 pounds

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About the Author

Kyle Bradford Jones, MD is a very handsome man who practices family medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is the author of Fallible: A Memoir of a Young Physician's Struggle with Mental Illness, winner of the 2020 Pencraft Award for Autobiography. He is enchanted by moonlit walks on the beach, decorative spoons, and Koosh balls.


2020 Maxy Awards Finalist - Nonfiction

"This immersive, eye-opening journey reveals the effects of mental illness on a physician." -Kirkus Reviews

"This is an eye-opening memoir about mental illness and the medical profession delivered in a well-written, interesting, and engaging style." -Sublime Book Review

"Kyle Bradford Jones's memoir Fallible travels the many rugged mine fields of being a young physician struggling with mental illness with a winning strength and grace." -IndieReader

"Jones pulls back the curtain on physician well-being in this self-portrait." -BlueInk Review

"Fallible is a very interesting and inspiring read, putting across the biological, psychosocial, social, and spiritual sides of depression and anxiety." -Authors Reading

"Fallible is a moving, often darkly funny memoir that carries the haunting ring of truth." -Carl Elliott, author of White Coat, Black Hat

"In this age of physician burnout and suicide, this affecting memoir reaffirms the importance of supporting the mental health of our doctors." -Sandeep Jauhar, author of Intern: A Doctor's Initiation

"Dr Jones has captured a tremendously insightful look into one of America's most grueling professions. Becoming a physician is tough enough without an overlay of anxiety, depression and self-doubt. How one deals with ones demons is on full display in this skillfully written memoir. This book is a must read for all aspiring professionals, their families and friends." --Ted Epperley, MD, Past President and Board Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and author of the award-winning book Fractured: America's Broken Healthcare System and What We Must Do to Heal It

"Fallible is a crucial read for anyone looking to better understand how mental illness affects every one of us, including those tasked with caring for our health." --Paul Grundy, MD, MPH, The "Godfather" of the Patient-Centered Medical Home, and Chief Transformation Officer at Innovaccer