From New Jersey's rough and competitive world of playground basket-ball to the unforgiving, sleep-deprived reality of surgical training, Bruce Rosenfeld offers a gripping account of how a young boy with an overwhelming passion for basketball repeatedly utilizes lessons learned on the court to overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. Often hilarious and at times heart wrenching, this captivating and honest narrative leaves the reader mesmerized by a unique perspective on two very different worlds and how they ultimately fused to shape a life and a successful career in medicine. A book for the underdog, the author's lessons of teamwork, discipline and never-ending practice is motivating and inspiring and effortlessly demonstrates the importance of believing in your own potential while trusting your instincts to do what is right. About the Author Dr. Bruce Rosenfeld has been the chief of urology at the Fallon Clinic in Worcester, Massachusetts, and an assistant professor of urology at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. Currently he is in private practice in Tucson, Arizona, where he enjoys caring for patients and never forgets his basketball roots. Endorsement ...what youth sports are supposed to be about. This book strengthens my faith in that ideal. --Steve Kerr, five-time NBA Champion, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio SpursAt the time, one of my closest friends had an older sister at Northwestern University, and she encouraged me to at least check ... for Northwestern, I was required to compose an essay describing my life experience and relating it to future goals.
|Title||:||Make Every Shot Count: How Basketball Taught a Point Guard to Be a Surgeon|
|Publisher||:||Wheatmark, Inc. - 2011|