The doctors who work our emergency rooms bring people back from the brink on a regular basis. But what does it take to make an emergency physician? This book provides an inside look into one of the world's most elite medical schools--as told by one of its most distinguished professors and physicians. In fast-paced, engaging prose, Dr. Michael VanRooyen takes us backstage at Harvard University Medical School as some of the world's most highly trained doctors work to save lives, diagnose illnesses, and comfort grieving family members. It's fascinating reading for anyone with an interest in how doctors work and train--and the life-altering challenges they face every day.