Calls, Rounds, and Healings: A Poetry Casebook
David Schiedermayer, M.D.
who practice medicine as an art will appreciate these poems, each
the case-study of a patient or colleague who has stirred the author's
thoughts. Written by a practicing internist with world-wide experiences,
they offer an insightful look at how physicians treat patients in
many settings. These sensitive, sometimes humorous, and always poignant
verses will touch a nerve and inhabit your subconscious. In an age
when the machinery of medicine often seems to ignore the physician-patient
relationship, these verses lower the physician's mask to reveal
the human vulnerabilities within and capture feelings that many
physicians experience, but cannot express.
one for yourself and several as gifts for your coworkers, patients,
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