Alpha Docs: The Making of a Cardiologist epub
<b>In the tradition of Scott Turow’s <i>One L</i> and Atul Gawande’s <i>Better</i> comes a real-time, real-life chronicle from an impassioned young doctor on the front lines of high-stakes cardiology.</b><br>It takes drive, persistence, and plenty of stamina to practice cardiology at the highest level. The competition for training fellowship spots is intense. Hundreds of applicants from all over the world compete to be accepted into the Cardiovascular Disease Training Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Only nine are chosen each year. This is the story of one of those fellows.<br> In <i>Alpha Docs, </i>Daniel Muñoz, M.D., recounts his transformation from wide-eyed young medical student to caring, empathetic professional—providing a rare inside look into the day-to-day operations of one of the world’s most prestigious medical institutions. The training is arduous and often unforgiving, as Muñoz and his colleagues are schooled by a staff of brilliant and demanding...