12 Book Recommendations for Women Doctors

Dr. Shah was quoted in this Featured article on the Women in White Coats Blog

With the temperature dropping, now is the perfect time to curl up under the covers or next to a cozy fireplace and read a good book. If you are women in a white coat and are looking for a good read or are looking for a great gift for a woman doctor, check out these suggestions from the authors of “The Chronicles of Women in White Coats.” These are some of our favorite books and cover a variety of categories — everything from personal development, to medical essays, histories and novels. We have included links to purchase the books through Amazon.com. (Please note that we are an Amazon Associate and as such this site will earn a small amount of income from your book purchase using this link.) 

1. The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod  (Recommended by Dr. Nina Lum.)

2. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (Recommended by Dr. Charmaine Gregory.)

3. Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan (Recommended by Dr. Danielle Lombardi and Dr. Danielle Johnson.)

4. The Doctor Dilemma by Sara Dill (Recommended by Dr. Maria Perez-Johnson.)

5. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (Recommended by Dr. Kena Shah.)

6. The Secret. The Magic. The Power Book Series by Rhonda Byrne (Recommended by Dr. Surabhi Batra.)

7. The Gifts of ImperfectionLet go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown (Recommended by Dr. Yulia Johnson.)

8. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (Recommended by Dr. Danielle Johnson.)

9. The Devil Wears Scrubs by Frida McFadden (Recommended by Dr. Archana Shrestha.)

10. Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin (Recommended by Dr. Danielle Lombardi.)

11. You are a Badass by Jen Sincero (Recommended by Dr. Archana Shrestha.)

12. The Chronicles of Women in White Coats by Amber Robins and contributing authors. (Recommended reading for all women doctors and women training to be doctors.)

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