Samuel Shem

Book Reading: Man's 4th Best Hospital


“You will double over in laughter and even cry a little. If you read one medical drama, make it this one.” – Dr. Sanjay Gupta, host of Sanjay Gupta MD on CNN 

Samuel Shem is the pen name of Stephan Bergman, a psychiatrist on the faculty of NYU School of Medicine, Rhodes Scholar, author and playwright. Shem reads from his latest work of fiction, Man’s 4th Best Hospital, a sequel to the bestselling 1978 novel House of God, a mesmerizing, heartbreaking, and hilarious exploration of how the health-care industry, and especially doctors, have evolved over the past thirty years.

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