Sandeep Jauhar is the author of the book Intern: A Doctors Initiation, which was a national and Indian bestseller and has been optioned by NBC for a dramatic television series. He was a Ph.D. student in physics at Berkeley when a friends illness made him yearn for a profession where he could affect peoples lives directly. After graduating from Washington University School of Medicine, he moved to New York City for internship and residency. During his grueling training at a Manhattan teaching hospital, Sandeep wrestled with his decision to go into medicine. He asked all the hard questions about medicine today that laypeople are askingand reached satisfying and often surprising conclusions about the human side of modern medicine. [+]