Author tells why ‘Nothing Good Happens at… The Baby Hospital’

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Daniel Fulkerson MD retells his training, practice as pediatric neurosurgeon in book set for new marketing push

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When Daniel Fulkerson, MD entered medical school, he pictured neurosurgery as a serious business that demanded precision, a harsh attitude and a complete absence of fun. But after falling backwards into the specialty, Fulkerson found neurosurgery to be a field filled with joy, sadness, a little humor and courageous and inspiring patients. In “Nothing Good Happens at … The Baby Hospital: The Strange, Silly World of Pediatric Brain Surgery” (published by Archway Publishing in December of 2016), he shares an engaging glimpse into a world on the other side of the lab coat where struggles, trepidations and doubts surround lifesaving challenges.

Set for a new marketing campaign, the book is an honest and compelling retelling of Fulkerson’s training and practice as a pediatric brain surgeon. It is meant to entertain and educate and will hopefully makes readers laugh, cry and ponder some of the “big picture” questions of life and death.

“The burnout rate and suicide rate in physicians is an underreported epidemic,” Fulkerson says. “This book highlights the emotions of medicine – the joys and severe lows. Health care is a relevant issue in the United States and this book highlights some of the challenges faced by surgeons and patients.”

“Medicine is ultimately about relationships- some good and some bad. Through this book, I would like readers to experience the roller coaster of emotions that a pediatric neurosurgeon faces every day.”

“Nothing Good Happens at … The Baby Hospital: The Strange, Silly World of Pediatric Brain Surgery”
By Daniel Fulkerson, MD
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 374 pages | ISBN 9781480839441
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 374 pages | ISBN 9781480839458
E-Book | 374 pages | ISBN 9781480839465
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Daniel Fulkerson, MD is an associate professor of neurological surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and the assistant residency program director in the university’s Department of Neurological Surgery. He earned two undergraduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame, graduated from medical school at Indiana University and served in the U.S. Air Force. Fulkerson has won three teaching awards and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha.

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