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Five generations of doctors...a memoir of medicine

A FAMILY OF DOCTORS--A FAMILY HISTORY BY
DAVID HELLERSTEIN, M.D.

A HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN AMERICA AS SEEN
THROUGH THE HISTORY OF ONE FAMILY OF DOCTORS

"REWARDING READING...An artful blend of medical
history and family memoir."  --Kirkus Reviews

In this book, Dr. Hellerstein traces five generations of 
American medicine--from the Civil War to the present day--
as seen through the eyes of his family.

The great adventure of medical progress comes alive
as Dr. Hellerstein captures the physician's
frustrations and failures in the battles against
typhoid and smallpox, the passion and excitement
surrounding the development of vaccines and
antibiotics, and the profound changes in the
physician's role following the revolution in
medical technology.

A heartfelt portrait of hope and heroism, triumph
and tragedy, A FAMILY OF DOCTORS takes us inside
the art of healing, the science of life, and
the meaning of medicine today.



"A MARVEL OF FAMILY, MEDICAL, AND PERSONAL
HISTORY INTERWOVEN INTO A SEAMLESS SAGA
I COULDN'T TEAR MYSELF AWAY FROM." 
      --Dr. Sherwin Nuland, author
      of How We Die

Bookstores that sell A Family of Doctors

Amazon.com : Online bookstore
Galen Press: Online medical arts bookstore
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