Dr. Michele Harper: Healing Yourself by Understanding How to Heal Others
This Week on The Literary Life Podcast
Emergency room physician, Michele Harper, grew up in a complicated family. She went on to attend Harvard, where she met her husband. The end of her marriage brought the beginning of her self-healing. Harper shares her poignant stories from the ER with Mitchell Kaplan. Her memoir is The Beauty in Breaking.
Michele Harper has worked as an emergency room physician for more than a decade at various institutions, including as chief resident at Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx and in the emergency department at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Philadelphia. She is a graduate of Harvard University and the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University. The Beauty in Breaking is her first book.