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Stuff They Never Teach In Med School, As Told By Sam Shem

The Secret Laws of Medicine From The House of God

Author Sam Shem, MD, writer of The House of God and The Spirit of the Place, discusses the infamous Laws of The House of God.  He expounds upon such secret and underground medical laws as "The patient is the one with the disease" and "If you don't take a temperature, you can't find a fever." Watch and...

Musings and Thoughts with Sam Shem

A Tale of a Rural Town That Heals Doctors

Author Sam Shem, MD, writer of The House of God, discusses his latest work, The Spirit of the Place. He delves into the story of a physician who is called back to his home town in upstate New York and forced to become a community practitioner.  Through the protagonist's journey, the book inspires...
Friday’s Match Day showed promising results for the healthcare system. Los Angeles Times’ Booster Shots reports that “Among students in the match this year, 3,135 will be headed to a training program that focuses on some aspect of internal medicine … That’s a 19% increase from 2009, a recent low....