On Being a Doctor, volume 4, now available

On Being a Doctor, volume 4, is the latest collection of prose and poetry that vividly captures the feelings and experiences of doctors and patients.


On Being a Doctor, volume 4, is the latest collection of prose and poetry that vividly captures the feelings and experiences of doctors and patients.

Published by ACP, the fourth edition of On Being a Doctor is a softcover book compiled from pieces originally published in Annals of Internal Medicine, between 2007 and 2013. The book is a collection of more than 100 stories, essays, and poems in 9 sections ranging from “Those Who Are Our Patients” and “Balancing the Personal and the Professional” to “The Doctor Becomes a Patient” and “Death and Dying.”

On Being a Doctor, volume 4, is edited by Annals of Internal Medicine Editor-in-Chief Christine Laine, MD, MPH, and Annals of Internal Medicine Associate Editor Michael LaCombe, MD, MACP. To order the book, go online, or call ACP Customer Service at 800-523-1546, extension 2600 (M-F, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET). A digital version of the book will soon be available.