Are you a doctor looking for some interesting things to listen to? Here are 15 of the top audiobooks that we thought doctors might find fascinating and educational…
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Memorizing Pharmacology Mnemonics: Pharmacy Flashcards and Fill-ins for the Future Nurse, Doctor, Physician Assistant, and Pharmacist
If you’re going into the medical profession, you’ll need to know your prescription drugs and this audiobook goes a long way in helping you do that. Remembering drug names and principles isn’t always easy and even though many professors will tell you that memorization doesn’t work, there are still simple ways to remember what each drug is for and what it can do for the patient. Memory training is smart for many reasons but mostly because you will not be able to bring in outside materials to the board exam you’re preparing for. This book teaches you memory training techniques that can be true miracle workers instead. Listen along as the experts provide you with the tips you need to ace that next exam and learn just what you need to learn about various prescription medications.
Dr. Joel Kahn
If you’re interested in the cutting edge science on how a plant-based diet can help with our leading chronic diseases, then this is an interesting listen. Dr Khan is a cardiologist that has helped thousands of patients prevent and even reverse heart disease – one of the world’s biggest killers. This is a must-listen for all general practitioners or cardiologists.
Dr. Carlos Pestana
If you want to excel on the surgery shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK, you need this audiobook. The updated format makes it more portable and it even includes 180 vignettes for self-testing, which are challenging and applicable to the real exam. This version, which is revised and fully up to date, offers reviews of core surgery material and includes essays that consist of a surgical perspective on selected tools from the therapeutic and diagnostic armamentarium. Medical students have been using this book for more than a decade and you will quickly understand why after listening to this book for just a short time.
Human Heart, Cosmic Heart: A Doctor’s Quest to Understand, Treat, and Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Thomas Cowan
Thomas Cowan spent time in the Peace Corps before becoming a doctor. He is convinced that the heart is not a pump and that Western medicine has it wrong when it comes to cardiovascular disease. In this book, he tells how he worked alongside two people who were repelled by Western medicine and instead preferred to offer patients true healing. Thanks to these people, Dr. Cowan has a brand-new approach to treating cardiovascular disease and he shares his insight and his medical knowledge with other medical professionals in this wonderful book. Listen along as he presents you with a new outlook on cardiovascular disease that can help you save many more patients.
Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Written by a neuropsychologist who suffered with depression herself, this is an invaluable book for both patients and medical professionals alike. It goes into detail on what she considers missing in most of the treatments for depression today. In this audiobook, she describes what depression is and how it affects people spiritually and emotionally. She combines both her medical training and her faith in God to implement a unique treatment method for her patients. The method she’s come up with doesn’t just treat the symptoms of depression; it also helps patients with a way to release themselves from depression altogether.
AudioLearn Medical Content Team
This audiobook will prove invaluable whether you’re in medical school, preparing for the USMLE, or even if you just want to learn more about the art of performing surgery. This is accurate, up-to-date information that is broken down into sections and covers topics such as surgical oncology, trauma and critical care surgery, breast surgery, basic surgical principles, and chest and vascular surgery, among others. It also includes Q&As and “key takeaways” for each of the sections as well as the top 100 most commonly tested surgical exam questions to help you be as prepared as possible in the end.
On Becoming a Doctor: Everything You Need to Know About Medical School, Residency, Specialization, and Practice
Dr. Tania Heller
In a straightforward but relatable manner, this audiobook provides insight into becoming a doctor and answers a lot of your questions about everything from taking the MCATs to performing your first surgical procedure. It provides you with information on how to finance medical school, working with insurance companies, the physical and emotional realities of your journey to become a doctor, and even what it’s like to be in certain specialties. The book includes interviews with doctors from many specialty areas so it gives you all the details that you need to know regardless of where you are in the curriculum.
Dr. Brendan Reilly
If you’ve ever wanted to know how it really is to be a doctor, this audiobook is for you. Spoken through a first-person account of a real doctor, the book is a great way to look at the life of a medical professional from the inside out. The doctor speaks of his real-life cases, including cold cases that he still remembers, and lets you in on the daily life of a New England doctor who has to deal with life-threatening illnesses, people who have fallen through the cracks and need a doctor who knows them well, and many other instances that are both interesting and captivating. It is a must-read for both doctors and laypeople alike.
Amit Goswami, Ph.D.
Dr. Goswami feels strongly that the field of medicine and healing needs integration. In this book he reinterprets methods of alternative medicine — including acupuncture, homeopathy, and Ayurveda — and discusses how they can be integrated with conventional medicine. He feels that integrating healing, conventional medicine, and spirituality could benefit millions of patients every year. He offers an approach that medical professionals can use to produce an even greater potential for healing and could very well signal a shift in the way that modern medicine is applied and used.
Dr. Atif Zafar
Geared towards medical students, physicians in their beginning years, and other medical professionals, this audiobook tells the audience why it is so important for doctors to be good leaders. The book teaches them how to change their mindset, think outside the box, and be more incisive and analytical. Because of the many changes in the medical field today, doctors need leadership skills so they can apply this knowledge to jump-start their careers. This is a must-have book for any medical professional who wants to use current thinking methods to gain a more rewarding career.
Dr. James M. Dahle
Because doctors usually learn little to nothing about finances, investing, taxes, insurance, and asset protection, this audiobook was written to help. All medical professionals need this information because it goes into detail on things such as choosing the right insurance for your needs, selecting advisors who provide you with the best advice and success, deciding when you should buy a house and how much you should pay for it, and protecting your hard-earned income from both personal and professional lawsuits. If it has to do with your money, this book will address it. All of the information is timely, is easy to understand, and can save you a lot of time and money in the long run.
Dr. Bill Davis
This audiobook zeroes in on the upper cervical medical professional and helps you learn about mistakes that you should avoid when building your business, how to make sure that everyone in your community is aware of the statistics when it comes to this area of specialty and knows that you’re the doctor to go to, what all successful upper cervical doctors have in common, and tips for taking your business to the next level regardless of where you are when you get started. From helping people while doing something you love to marketing yourself so that you have more clients than you know what to do with, this book provides hundreds of suggestions for both newer and more experienced physicians to make their practices even more productive and lucrative. It is a must-have for all UC physicians.