Compassion Amidst the Chaos: Tales told by an ER Doc (Paperback)

Compassion Amidst the Chaos: Tales told by an ER Doc By Christopher Davis, MD, Kathleen Davis (Editor) Cover Image

Compassion Amidst the Chaos: Tales told by an ER Doc (Paperback)

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Over the course of a 35 year career as an Emergency Department Physician, Dr Davis has cared for over 100,000 patients. He has taught emergency medicine in the Washington DC area, the Pacific Northwest, and as guest faculty member in Laos, Bhutan, Cambodia and Uganda. This book follows his personal journey and lessons learned from his life caring for people in their most vulnerable moments. He shares his most memorable stories from the front lines of the emergency room, some uplifting, some tragic and some sharply funny. This book will give you a glimpse into the intensity, fear and satisfaction of the life of an ER doc.
Dr. Christopher Davis has cared for over 100,000 patients during his 35-year career as an emergency medicine doctor. He has taught medical students, nurses, paramedics, and doctors in the Washington DC area, the Pacific Northwest, and as guest faculty in Laos, Bhutan, Cambodia and Uganda.

Dr. Davis earned his BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1968, his MD from the George Washington University School of Medicine in 1972 and completed his 1 year internship there. In 1973, he started a 3 year position as a US Air Force Flight Surgeon. He recounts two stories in this book that earned him the Air Force Flight Surgeon of the Year award and the US Meritorious Service Medal. After his residencies at John Hopkins in Emergency Medicine and at Georgetown in Internal Medicine, he proceeded to teach and practice Emergency Medicine in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia from 1980 to 1996. He then taught and practiced in the state of Washington from 1996 to 2019. Dr. Davis is married to Kathleen Davis, an internist and public health advocate. They have a son who is a medical student, planning to follow his father's path in ER medicine, and a daughter who is a gemologist and mother of their two grandchildren. Dr. Davis enjoys the performing arts in Seattle, and all activities outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.
Product Details ISBN: 9781098340698
ISBN-10: 1098340698
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication Date: February 1st, 2021
Pages: 226
Language: English