The Written Works of Dr. Jerome Groopman

The Measure of Our Days is a collection of stories that depicts the lives of patients who are facing AIDS or cancer.  Dr. Groopman presents his message that medicine is more than textbook diagnosis, but rather friendship is the healing of a human being as a whole.  Click on the book jacket to the left to view in-depth reviews of The Measure of Our Days

 

   

Second Opinions warns against the dangers of acting too quickly and advocates the idea of being conscious of other medical treatments.  Dr. Groopman puts aside the instincts that he was trained to follow in medical school and opts for unconventional treatments.  Click on the book jacket to the left to view in-depth reviews of Second Opinions

 

The Measure of Our Days is a spiritual novel in which Dr. Groopman presents eight portraits of terminally ill patients. He describes how these patients either find a meaning in their illness and gain strength or how some allow the illness to consume and later defeat them.  Click on the book jacket to the left to view in-depth reviews of The Measure of Our Days.

 

Dr. Groopman has been frequently featured in the Boston Globe.  To view several of the articles that concern Dr. Groopman, click on the graphic of the Boston Globe to the left.