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Zackary Berger

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Zackary Berger, M.D., Ph.D., is a practicing primary care/internal medicine doctor and an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he teaches medical students and residents. He researches doctor-patient communication in the clinic and in the hospital to understand how our health care system can be made more responsive to ordinary people.

His first book, Talking to Your Doctor A Patient's Guide to Communication in the Exam Room and Beyond, is based on his expertise and the experience of his patients. His second book, Making Sense of Medicine, is meant to bridge imperfect medical evidence with the preferences of ordinary people.

Under the pen name Zackary Sholem Berger, he is also a poet, journalist, and translator in
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Thanks to the editors at The Lehrhaus for giving me the chance to review Rabbi Jason Weiner’s guide. They definitely improved my writing!


Would like to hear thoughts from anyone who cares about medicine and ethics.


“Rabbi Jason Weiner, a rabbi and bioethicist who serves as a synagogue rabbi, a posek, and as a consultant on a hospital ethics committee, has done a service to the halakhically observ...

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One Nation Taken Out of Another by Zackary Sholem Berger
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25x33 ePatient Book Club — 42 members — last activity Jul 07, 2016 08:42AM
The epatient book club is formed by members of the society for participatory medicine and reviews books that serve to educate and empower patients.
25x33 Talk About Communication and Health — 2 members — last activity Jun 03, 2013 01:42PM
Zackary Berger, author of Talking To Your Doctor (http://talkingtoyourdoctor.org), moderates a chat about communication, relationships, and health: ho ...more



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