The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician’s First Year Audiobook [Free Download by Trial]

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The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year

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In medical school, Matt McCarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor—the sort of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable patients. But when a new admission to the critical care unit almost died his first night on call, he found himself scrambling. Visions of mastery quickly gave way to hopes of simply surviving hospital life, where confidence was hard to come by and no amount of med school training could dispel the terror of facing actual patients.



  • This book gives a valuable glimpse into the world of interns at various academic medical center programs. It's an enjoyable read, although as someone currently undergoing medical training, I didn't find any groundbreaking or surprising revelations. Nevertheless, it's definitely worth reading.
  • This book is definitely a must-read for anyone who's thinking about pursuing a career in medicine. It offers a truly inspiring and significant perspective on what it's like to be a young doctor. It's an incredibly captivating glimpse into the real life of a physician.
  • This audiobook is absolutely mind-blowing when it comes to shedding light on the chaotic journey of becoming a doctor. It truly opens your eyes to the immense challenges both in terms of intellect and emotions that doctors face. It has definitely made me develop a profound sense of gratitude towards all the physicians who have taken care of me.
  • I loved this book. It was a realistic and intimate, entertaining look at healthcare. Narration was also excellent. I may be prejudiced- I worked in healthcare for 40 years as a nurse!