Medicine, Psychology & Health
(by title)
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Medicine & Public Health


An innovative and indispensable guidebook for people traveling to Africa to work on health or humanitarian projects
Spielberg, Laurel A. and Lisa V. Adams, eds.

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Ecology & Environmental Studies / Dance / Health & Fitness / New Age

Body and Earth

An inspired synthesis of scientific detail and creative perception offers new insights into the relationship between body and earth.
Olsen, Andrea: Bill McKibben, fwd.

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Health & Fitness / Dance / Bodywork


An innovative guide to anatomy that uses techniques from yoga and dance to increase awareness of the body.
Olsen, Andrea in collaboration with Caryn McHose

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Medicine & Public Health

Breathe Easy

An informative and practical guide to better breathing
Mahler, Donald A., MD

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Medicine & Public Health / Sociology of Disease & Health Issues

Building Partnerships in the Americas

A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
Krasnoff, Margo J. MD, editor

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Jewish Studies / Psychology & Psychiatry / Holocaust Studies


A powerful look at how French medical science apprehended and described Holocaust survival
Dorland, Michael

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Public Health / Oncology

Cancer Screening in the Developing World

Case studies featuring real-world issues, problems, and solutions for cancer screening programs in the developing world
Finkel, Madelon L. PhD, Editor

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Health - Pain Management / Alternative Therapies / Health Policy

Cannabis Consulting

An insider’s look at the medical marijuana debate
Parzybok, Ezra

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Medicine & Public Health / Women's Studies

Changing the Culture of Academic Medicine

A penetrating and personal look at a major problem in our nation’s medical schools affecting how doctoring is taught and how medicine is practiced
Pololi, Linda H.

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Medicine & Public Health / Education

Continuing Medical Education

The only full-scale history of continuing medical education and its future
Wentz, Dennis K., ed.

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Epidemiology / Infectious Diseases / Public Health

Diseases of Poverty

Comprehensive review of diseases of poverty and public health strategies to combat them
Adams, Lisa V. and John R. Butterly

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Health - Work-Related / Healthy Living / Medicine & Public Health

A Doctor's Dozen

A toolkit for sustaining wellness, building resilience, and modeling health, geared particularly toward health professionals
Pipas, Catherine Florio MD, MPH

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Public Health

Dominican Republic

A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in the Dominican Republic
Sadler, Karen and Kim Wilson

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Public Health

El Salvador

A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in El Salvador
Kasper, Jennifer and Clyde Lanford Smith

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Alzheimer's & Dementia / Eldercare / Caregiving

The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Family

An empathic and clear-eyed discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with progressive forms of dementia
Santulli, Robert B. MD and Kesstan Blandin, PhD

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Medical Ethics

Ethics at the Bedside

Twelve true stories of medical ethical dilemmas reveal how decisions are made in modern hospitals and demonstrate the role of ethics consultants
Culver, Charles M., ed.

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Medical Ethics / Public Health

Ethics for International Medicine

A handy guide to identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical issues that arise in international medicine
Wall, Anji E.

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Medical Education / Discrimination & Race / Higher Education

Faculty of Color in the Health Professions

Based on personal stories, a critical assessment of the multiple challenges that confront minority faculty members in the health professions
Hassouneh, Dena

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Guatemala
Rohloff, Peter and Anne Kraemer Diaz

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Haiti
Archer, Natasha and Phuoc Le

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Medical Ethics / Rural Studies

Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics

A comprehensive guide to the unique nature of rural health care ethics
Nelson, William A., ed.

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Medical Education / Philosophy of Education

The Hidden Curriculum in Health Professional Education

The first full-length book to examine the history, theory, methodology and application of hidden curriculum theory to health professional education
Hafferty, Frederic W., and Joseph F. O'Donnell

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Addiction / Medical Essays / Nervous System Diseases

Hijacked Brains

Personal narratives and recent studies in brain science illustrate how addiction is a chronic illness
Barnes, Henrietta Robin, MD

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Honduras
Alaniz, Ryan and Peter J. Daly

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Medical Education


Personal stories from the global front lines of medical school
Kehinde, Tolu

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Medicine & Public Health / Global Health


A timely and provocative look at the role political developments and the biology of nutrition play in world famine
Butterly, John R., and Jack Shepherd

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Health & Fitness / Emergency Medicine / History of Medicine


The heroic story of the invention of trauma care, from battlefield triage to level 1 trauma centers
Musemeche, Catherine MD

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Sport Biography / Philanthropy & Charity / Nervous System Diseases

The Ice Bucket Challenge

The true story behind the Ice Bucket Challenge
Sherman, Casey and Dave Wedge

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Medical Administration / Health Policy


Dramatically recounts the causes and cascading effects of American insourcing of foreign healthcare workers
Tulenko, Dr. Kate; Laurie Garrett, fwd.

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Retirement Planning / Medicine - Physicians

Life beyond Medicine

A physicians’ guide to navigating retirement
Romm, Sharon, MD

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Mexico
Palazuelos, Daniel and Linnea Capps

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Reference & Bibliography / Medicine & Public Health

The Mindful Medical Student

The essential primer on surviving the rigors of medical school—and thriving there—through the application of self-knowledge, self-care, and self-control
Spiegel, Jeremy, MD; Bernie Siegel, M.D., intro.

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Health - Pain Management / Pain Medicine / Health Policy

Needless Suffering

A fascinating and disturbing assessment of the failure of healthcare professionals and others to help people with chronic pain
Nagel, David, MD

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Nicaragua
Saunders, James E., Margo J. Krasnoff, and Benjamin Jastrzembski, Belinda Forbes, and Gerardo Gutierrez

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Medicine & Public Health / Psychology & Psychiatry

On Suffering

The first book to address issues of suffering as separate from pain that require psychologically and culturally sensitive interventions
Clarke, Beverley M.

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AIDS & HIV / Biography - Medical / History of Medicine

A Plague on All Our Houses

The medical detective story of Dr. Michael Gottlieb’s discovery of AIDS, his struggle with the medical establishment, and the temptations of Hollywood
Hillman, Bruce J. MD

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Physical Education / Child Developmental / Children's Health

The Science of Play

Links ways children thrive to the design of playgrounds
Solomon, Susan G.

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Medicine & Public Health / History of Medicine

The Science We Have Loved and Taught

Full-scale history of Dartmouth Medical School, a resilient and complex contributor to medical education nationwide.
Putnam, Constance

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Biography - Medical / Pregnancy & Childbirth / Physician - Patient Relationship


Literate, moving, and illuminating, Small is an unforgettable look inside the world of a pediatric surgeon
Musemeche, Catherine, MD

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Sports Medicine

That’s Gotta Hurt

How advances in sports medicine help bridge the gap between the pros and the rest of us, and make sports and exercise safer
Geier, Dr. David

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Gender Studies / LGBT Biography / Human Sexuality


A fascinating collective memoir of the lives and experiences of transgender people, in their own voices
Shultz, Jackson Wright

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Mental Health / Public Health / Sociology of Disease & Health Issues

Trauma and Recovery on War's Border

A guide for mental health workers in regions traumatized by war, human rights violations, and poverty across the globe
Allden, Kathleen, MD, and Nancy Murakami, LCSW, editors

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