Best Books for Medical Students

A list of the best books for medical students (or anyone else!) that want to gain a better insight into medical ethics as well as the lives of patients and their doctors.

list is updating….
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat Book by Oliver Sacks
  • When Breath Becomes Air Book by Paul Kalanithi
  • The Emperor of All Maladies Book by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • The House of God Novel by Samuel Shem
  • Better Book by Atul Gawande
  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Book by Atul Gawande
  • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Book by Mary Roach
  • This Is Going to Hurt Book by Adam Kay
  • Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science Book by Atul Gawande
  • The Intern Blues: The Timeless Classic About the Making of a Doctor Book by Robert Marion
  • The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician’s First Year Book by Matt McCarthy
  • Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine Book by Davidson
  • Becoming a doctor Book by Melvin Konner
  • Step-up to Medicine Book by Steven S. Agabegi
  • Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation Book by Sandeep Jauhar
  • Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Twentieth Edition (Vol.1 & Vol.2) Book by Harrison
  • What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine Book by Danielle Ofri
Updated: June 17, 2022 — 1:23 pm