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Book details
  • Genre:MEDICAL
  • SubGenre:Emergency Medicine
  • Language:English
  • Pages:184

Behind the Curtain

A Peek At Life from Within the ER

by Jeffrey E. Sterling MD MPH

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Overview
Revealing and unflinching, Behind the Curtain offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine. Dr. Jeffrey Sterling’s authentic and enthralling collection of stories represents his unique journey as an ER physician. Both an enlightening memoir and an unforgiving mirror reflecting the best and worst of human behavior, Behind the Curtain unveils the insidious consequences of everyday risks and seemingly innocuous habits.
Description
Revealing and unflinching, Behind the Curtain offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine. Dr. Jeffrey Sterling’s authentic and enthralling collection of stories represents his unique journey as an ER physician. Both an enlightening memoir and an unforgiving mirror reflecting the best and worst of human behavior, Behind the Curtain unveils the insidious consequences of everyday risks and seemingly innocuous habits.
About the author
Jeffrey Sterling, MD, MPH, is a servant-leader in community-based medicine.   He specializes in public health, consumer healthcare education and prevention, hospital and provider administration, global healthcare infrastructure, and pharmacoeconomics. As founder of Sterling Initiatives, LLC, and Sterling Medical Advice, he empowers anyone, anywhere to become better stewards of their own care. Through his blog Straight, No Chaser, he shares daily, in-depth information and solutions with more than 32,000 followers. Now based in Dallas, TX, Dr. Sterling continues his work around the world, and the peerless scope of his professional leadership includes multiple corporate and governmental advisory panels, diverse community advocacy roles, and frequent public speaking opportunities. Dr. Sterling’s legacy as a physician encompasses more than two decades of influential department chairmanships, medical directorships, and EMS directorships. He holds degrees from Northwestern University, Harvard University’s School of Public Health, Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and he completed his emergency medicine residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.

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