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Patrick Plunkett

Patrick Plunkett is SaxDoc

The music, covering a 50-year span, will be the work of the Musical Medics, an orchestra made up of members of the Huntington Memorial Hospital medical staff. The creators of this prime-time music are Dr. Ted Burdomy, anesthesiologist, on drums; Dr. Larry Jones, urologist, on trombone; Dr. Allen Mathies Jr., former hospital president, on vocals; Dr. Malcolm Mitchell, internal medicine/oncology, on piano; and Dr. Patrick Plunkett, orthopedic surgeon, on saxophone.

Musical Docs do a Pasadena House Call (1986)

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Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton was DirectorDoc, WriterDoc and much more

When I was 15 I wanted to go to college and be a writer. When I was 20, I was in college and applying to medical school to become a doctor. When I was 25, I was in medical school but I was going to quit when it was finished. When I was 30, I was a successful film director with my first film, Westworld, in release. When I was 35, I had almost decided I didn’t want to direct any more, but I wasn’t sure what to do next. So I started a software company and did computer games. When I was 40, I really wanted to only direct movies and never write again. When I was 45, I had my first child and I was happily writing and not interested in directing. … I feel like my life has been very exciting and very unpredictable. Continue reading Michael Crichton