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Doctors' Diaries

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Watch Online
Watch the entire program online after the broadcast date. (Quicktime or Windows Media required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Doctors' Lives Videos
Watch in these video clips and bonus scenes how seven people made the journey from med school to midlife and read more in-depth interviews. (Note: Some video clips contain scenes that may be upsetting to students. Please preview the clips to determine their appropriateness for your classroom.) (QuickTime or Windows Media required.) (Grades 9-12)

One Night in an E.R.
Follow two E.R. doctors on their Friday-night shift at Massachusetts General Hospital. (Grades 9-12)

The Hippocratic Oath Today
Learn more about the controversial nature of the Hippocratic Oath, read the classical and modern versions of it, take a look at commentary from doctors and non-doctors about its relevance today, and add your own opinion to the debate. (Grades 9-12)

The Producer's Story
Read producer Michael Barnes' personal account about why he decided made this series, how he selected the seven participants, what is was like to put the fifth installment together, and some of the challenges he faced along the way. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

M.D. Specialties
Learn about the 20 accredited medical specialties from which U.S. doctors can choose. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Teacher's Guide
Doctors' Diaries
WATCH A PREVIEW BUY THE VIDEO WATCH THE VIDEO ONLINE PROGRAM OVERVIEW CLASSROOM ACTIVITY RELATED NOVA RESOURCES
   

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