What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine by Danielle Orfi MD
A look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life's most challenging moments.
Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors by Caroline Elton
A psychologist's stories of doctors who seek to help others but struggle to help themselves From ER and M*A*S*H to Grey's Anatomy and House, the medical drama endures for good reason: we're fascinated by the people we must trust when we are most vulnerable.
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle
The book is intended to be a guide for day-to-day living and stresses the importance of living in the present moment and transcending thoughts of the past or future.
Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Discovering Your Next Career Path by Timothy Butler
Everyone feels stuck every now and again, paralyzed by the gnawing feeling that something must change – whether in one’s work or work environment, or in a life situation or way of living.
Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy
Don't fake it till you make it, fake it until you become it - the essential guide to improving your body language.How can we be our strongest selves in life's most challenging situations?
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
Why do naturally talented people frequently fail to reach their potential while other far less gifted individuals go on to achieve amazing things? The secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a passionate persistence.
HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself (with bonus article "How Will You Measure Your Life?" by Clayton M. Christensen) by Harvard Business Review
The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror.If you read nothing else on managing yourself, read these 10 articles.
Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity by Dr. Ronald Epstein M.D
The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most—safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care—from the foremost expert in the field.