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Can’t get enough? I don’t blame you! Here’s a reading list and movie selection to keep the fire burning.


Reading

Culturally Diverse Populations

  • Reading Doctors Writing – David Piers Thomas
  • Medical Apartheid – Harriet A. Wasington
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot
  • Songlines – Bruce Chatwin
  • Dark Emu – Bruce Pascoe

Women’s Health

  • Sex and Suffering – Janet McCalman
  • The Birth Wars – Mary Rose Maccoll
  • Testosterone Rex – Cordelia Fine
  • Elizabeth Packard: A Noble Fight – Linda Carlisle
  • Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men – Caroline Criando Perez

LGBTIQ+ Health

  • I don’t understand how emotions work – Fury
  • Structural Violence: On sex, gender and the medical cis-tem – Asiel Adan Sanchez
  • Queerstories – Maeve Marsden
  • Tranny – Laura Grace Jane
  • Gender Medicine – Marek Glezerman
  • Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides
  • And the Band Played On: Politics, People and the AIDS Epidemic – Randy Shilts

Who are the doctors we’re afraid of?

  • House of God – Samuel Shem
  • This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay
  • God’s Hotel – Victoria Sweet
  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End – Atul Gawande
  • The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics – Barron Lerner

Other

  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanagan
  • When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi
  • The Double Edged Helix: Social Implications of Genetics in a Diverse Society – Joseph Alper
  • Behind the Shock Machine – Gina Perry
  • Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

Film

  • Putuparri and the Rainmakers (2016)
  • After the Apology (2018)
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (1975)
  • Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • Hysteria (2011)
  • Three Identical Strangers (2018)
  • Get Out (2017)
  • Gattaca (1997)
  • The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
  • Shutter Island (2010)
  • On Guard (1984)
  • The Danish Girl (2015)
  • The Pill (1988)
  • No mas bebes (2015)
  • Yentl (1983)

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