MD Author:Neil Ravin This is a novel about doctors, what they do to each other and to their patients. And what their patients do to them. The heroes are young doctors, fresh out of medical school and taking the blame for disease and random disaster. — The central figure is William Ryan, brand-new M.D. and romantic extremist, obsessive in his work, play and life. Ever... more »ything has always come easily to Ryan. He is handsome, intelligent, charming.
Beginning an internship at a prestigious New York hospital, Ryan soon becomes involved with a nurse, with a fellow doctor and with a dying patient. Complicating things further is Ryan's battle with the hospital establishment and a feud with the chairman of the Department of Medicine, a feud that threatens to end Ryan's medical career before it has even begun.
This is the story of Ryan's passage from student to resident and the pressures he must face, professionally and personally.« less