Great Minds of Medicine

  • by Dr. William Castelli, Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, Dr. Karl Johnson, more
  • Narrated by Laurie Garrett
  • 3 hrs and 41 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What's it like to live with manic depression? What should you know about hospital emergency rooms? Could you help find the world's deadliest microbes? Great Minds of Medicine enlightens, informs, and ultimately empowers you. These five interviews, featuring the world's top specialists chosen by the editors of Health magazine, will provide you with valuable information that is comprehensible, accessible, and easily absorbed. Listen to the wisdom and philosophy of the medical world's foremost leaders as they explore heart disease, depression, infectious diseases, cancer, and emergency medicine.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

good material, not so good sound quality

What made the experience of listening to Great Minds of Medicine the most enjoyable?

it was great to hear first-person accounts of such important medical advances


Who was your favorite character and why?

n/a - not a novel


How could the performance have been better?

the sound quality of the interviews was not so good
some of the interviewer questions made her seem ill-informed (eg confusing psychology w psychiatry in the name of an association!!!)
the repeated


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

no but it made me google some topics for more info


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-09-2000
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio