Excellent article in The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/11/doctors-tell-all-and-its-bad/380785/?single_page=true
For an excellent account, see http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/story/news/local/2014/10/17/slow-medicine-strikes-chord/17400861/
We’ve just signed the contract for God’s Hotel to be published in Chinese, in China. So now it’s been translated into: Japanese, Taiwanese, Korean, and Hungarian. Looking forward to the European countries stepping up!
On my patient, Terry Becker’s, Miraculous Healing: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-victoria-sweet/the-miraculous-healing-of_b_5432021.html
Even at this late date! The first from the club of which I was not a member, the honor society for medical school, here: Pharos Book Reviews 4-1.2014 – incl Gods Hotel and the second from the journal, Family Medicine: http://www.stfm.org/Portals/49/Documents/FMPDF/FamilyMedicineVol46Issue5Silk395.pdf
On taking care of yourself in the healthcare system, sexism, and self-discovery, an interview by Mehroz Baig, see here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mehroz-baig/medicine-and-selfdiscover_b_5186859.html
Thanks very much to the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation for their award of a Fellowship in the category of Creative Arts, General Non-Fiction, for the 2014-2015 year. It will allow Dr. Sweet to work on her next book, tentatively titled, “Slow Medicine, Fast Medicine: Healing in an Age of Technology.”
FN made it back into the news, perhaps partly because the Crimea suddenly seems close, and not far. She was an amazing woman, and once you start to read her, it’s hard to stop. For my article on Nightingale, Obamacare, and the idea of a calling, see http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/04/