Com­mit­ted: Dis­patch­es from a Psy­chi­a­trist in Training

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September 1, 2021

Adam Stern recounts his four-year psy­chi­a­try res­i­den­cy at Har­vard Med­ical School in his heart-felt mem­oir, Com­mit­ted: Dis­patch­es from a Psy­chi­a­trist in Train­ing.

The mem­oir brings read­ers along as he and his fel­low doc­tors round on psy­chi­atric wards, grap­ple with impos­tor syn­drome, nav­i­gate their per­son­al lives, and expe­ri­ence love and loss.

With com­pas­sion­ate por­traits of his psy­chi­a­try patients and hon­est rumi­na­tions on the phys­i­cal and emo­tion­al toll of a med­ical res­i­den­cy, Adam pulls back the cur­tain on what it’s like to be a doc­tor tasked with heal­ing the mind. Can­did, some­times raw, and always enter­tain­ing, this mem­oir cel­e­brates human con­nec­tion through the eyes of a new doctor.

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