Our bookseller Jon Grand will be in conversation with Dr. Cory Franklin, discussing The Doctor Will See You Now, Dr. Franklin's new book. This event is free and open to the public. Please buy your book from The Book Stall in order to enter the book-signing queue. We expect a big crowd, you might want to arrive 10 - 15 minutes early to get a good seat!
Is it smart to skip your annual physical? Should you put your trust in medical research? Is "low T" an actual disease? This book will examine these questions and more you've always wondered about in a collection of 50 essays on the practice of medicine. The Doctor Will See You Now is a quirky and eclectic collection of short essays that explore evolving patient-physician relationship and reporting on medicine; famous doctors and notorious patients; surprising hospital practices and the future of healthcare; medical research, ethics, drugs, and money; and the brave new world of neurology. Author Cory Franklin, MD, spent 25 years as the director of intensive care at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Here he brings readers into his office to discuss the realities behind the way the practice of medicine is changing today.
Cory Franklin, MD, is an editorial board contributor to the Chicago Tribune and the author of Chicago Flashbulbs and Cook County ICU. His work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the New York Times, the New York Post, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Sun-Times.
"A captivating reflection on a changing profession. Franklin's insightful essay style makes this book a joy to read."
--Paul A. Ruggieri, MD, Author of Confessions of a Surgeon and The Cost of Cutting
Is it smart to skip your annual physical? Should you put your trust in medical research? Is "low T" an actual disease? This book examines these questions and more you've always wondered about in more than fifty essays on the practice of medicine.