Daniel C. Bryant donated the biggest collection of (english) books from writing physician to the NYU library.
Why he became interested in physician-writers
I first became interested in doctors’ non-medical writing about twenty years ago, wondering what doctors, with all their education and exposure to “life” thought was worth writing about. Continue reading Daniel C. Bryant→
William R. Bertelsen was InventorDoc and PioneerDoc
William R. Bertelsen (May 20, 1920 – July 16, 2009) was an Americaninventor who pioneered in the field of air-cushion vehicles (hovercrafts), and inventor of the Aeromobile, which is credited as the first hovercraft to carry a human over land and water. In 2002, He was named the “Father of the Air Cushion Vehicle” by The World Hovercraft Federation.Continue reading William R. Bertelsen→
THOMAS J. POULTON, M.D., is/was on the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology at the Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, and formerly served as fire physician for the Topeka (KS) Fire Department. He has been an EMS instructor and fire-service training officer for many years and taught advanced technical rescue courses as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Kansas Fire School. A licensed fireworks display operator, he has been instructing about fireworks for many years and is a member of the Pyrotechnics Guild International. Continue reading Thomas J. Poulton→
Judith Orloff is SpiritualDoc, WriterDoc, BlogDoc and more
Dr. Orloff, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA, has helped patients find emotional freedom for over 20 years. She synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, energy, and spirituality to achieve physical and emotional healing. Continue reading Judith Orloff→
As a professor as well as the vice chair for clinical research at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, MD, has more than 20 years of teaching and clinical experience. With research interest in blood transfusion and how it relates to sports performance, Elliott Bennett-Guerrero began doing triathlons. Continue reading Elliott Bennett-Guerrero→
For nearly 50 years the AMTA has offered tennis-playing physicians the winning formula of morning scientific sessions for CME credit and an afternoon tennis tournament for all levels of proficiency. Two meetings are held each year, one on the East Coast and one on the West Coast, with flighted tournament play in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Continue reading AMTA – American Medical Tennis Association→
Dr. Alexander Loyd is the #1 Bestselling author of The Healing Code. He has been featured live, on NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, and PBS News programs as an expert in healing the source issues underlying illness and disease. He was the subject of a PBS special about The Healing Codes, and healing the source of problems, vs. managing symptoms. The Healing Code is currently being printed in more than 17 countries and 16 languages and is the #1 bestseller in 11 categories on Amazon. Continue reading Alex Loyd→
The US dentist Martin Nweeia has a rather extraordinary challenge: He studies the spiral tusk of this “Unicorn of the seas”.
He managed to perform several expeditions to Canada and the Arctic together with other teams of scientists to reveal secrets about
this animal. Nweeia says: It is the only known straight tusk and the only one in spiral shape. It has been extremely flexible and hard in tests. Continue reading Martin Nweeia→
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→