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Book and Media Reviews
January 17, 2007


Author Affiliations

Book and Media Reviews Section Editor: Harriet S. Meyer, MD, Contributing Editor, JAMA.

JAMA. 2007;297(3):317-321. doi:10.1001/jama.297.3.317

Another Day in the Frontal Lobe is a smart and fast-moving account of a young neurosurgeon's training and early practice years. Dr Firlik, who is in private practice and is a clinical assistant professor at Yale University School of Medicine, relates wondrous truths of the neurosurgical profession with accuracy and insight. Through authentic vignettes familiar to every neurosurgeon, she presents the enigmatic range and depth of the specialty, in the process creating compelling portraits of doctors and their patients.

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