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SOURCE Dr. Donovan Gray

Dr. Donovan Gray Answers That Question in New Book "Dude, Where's My Stethoscope?"

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dude, Where's My Stethoscope?" is Dr. Donovan Gray's new, laugh-out-loud funny, heartbreaking and sometimes poignant collection of true-life medical short stories.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/PH51517 )

"Dude" follows Dr. Gray through medical school and two decades of unforgettable ER and family practice. Written in an engaging mash-up of formal prose and medical slang with a nod to pop culture and ancient mythology, "Dude" is a powerful book that captures the essence of what it is to be an emergency room doctor.

"Gray's book is funny, touching, biting, and always revealing. Like all good ER physicians, he tells you what he's really thinking. Like all good writers, he does it with style," said Dr. Brian Goldman, host of CBC's award-winning "White Coat, Black Art" and author of "The Night Shift."

"Dr. Gray has managed to both humorize and humanize the medical profession by sharing moments of his private life along with his professional life. His heartwarming and hilarious stories caused tears of laughter, and at times, tears of sadness. We got a peek behind the curtain and I want more. I cannot wait for your next book, Dr. Gray," said Kathy Jensen, Amazon Top Reviewer.

"Dude, Where's My Stethoscope?" also relates many details of medical life you may have wondered about, including:

  • What it's like to save a life
  • Why some docs are attracted to the helter-skelter lifestyle of emergency medicine
  • And most importantly, whether anyone is actually having sex in those equipment storage rooms!

Read more at www.DudeWheresMyStethoscope.ca/donovangray.html

About Dr. Donovan Gray

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1962, Donovan Gray spent several years in Jamaica, Bermuda and Quebec before his family moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Donovan has always enjoyed both writing and the sciences and in 1983 had to make a choice: honours English or medical school? He opted for med school and graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1990 with a degree in Family and Emergency Medicine. After a year of ER work in downtown Winnipeg he moved to rural Ontario to start a practice.

In 2004 Donovan, his wife Janet and their three daughters returned to Winnipeg to be close to family. He is currently a full-time ER physician at the Victoria General Hospital.

Dr. Gray continues to do regular locums in northern Ontario. Donovan has contributed medical short stories to the Medical Post and the National Post and is the McNally Robinson Booksellers bestselling author of 2013.

About the book:
"Dude, Where's My Stethoscope? and other stories from the ER"
By Dr. Donovan Gray
Paperback: 226 pages
ISBN-10: 1492818577
ISBN-13: 978-1492818571
"Dude" is available at Amazon.com (POD, Kindle), Barnesandnoble.com, BooksaMillion.com, and Goodreads.com.

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