Dr. Drooz conducts the reader through the agonies and the joys of a complete medical education. She does this in a thoroughly readable and authentic autobiography of a career that, to date, has not yet really begun.
The volume gives a truthful account of the problems which beset the average premedical student, which in her case were greatly increased because of her sex. An account is given of her financial struggles, her application for admission to medical school, her acceptance, the introduction to her medical studies and their unfolding through her four years of study. She portrays her faculty clearly but fortunately kindly, since many of them can no doubt be identified from her account. The courses she studied, with the textbooks and instruments needed, are discussed in detail, and the various costs are mentioned. The author also takes the reader through the lean years of hospital training which many