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Recommended Books for Physicians

(Entrepreneurship, investing, physician member recommendations & more)

Looking for something to read?  These are some of our favorites in various categories. Scroll through the tabbed categories below to explore all our book recommendations!

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PSG Recommends: Books for Personal, Career and Wealth Development

  • Business and Entrepreneurship

  • Personal Development and Leadership

  • Personal Finance and Investing

  • Real Estate

PSG Community Spotlight

  • Member Authored Books

  • Member Recommended Reading

    • Fiction​

    • Nonfiction

PSG Recommends: Books for Personal, Career and Wealth Development

We are big believers that most physicians enjoy learning throughout their careers, especially the things that we didn't learn in medical school. Use the tabs below to explore different categories of books our founder Nisha Mehta, MD has read and recommends for: business and entrepreneurship; personal development and leadership; personal finance and investing; and real estate.

Business and Entrepreneurship

Never Split the Difference

Author(s): Christopher Voss, Tahl Raz

Topic: Negotiations


Thinking, Fast and Slow

Author: Daniel Kahneman

Topic: Behavioral Economics

Nudge: The Final Edition

Author: Richard H. Thaler

This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See

Author: Seth Godin

Topic: Marketing

Who: The Method for Hiring

Author: Randy Street, Geoff Smart

Topic: Hiring

Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

Author: Donald Miller

Topic: Marketing

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

Author: Ben Horowitz

Topic: Business building

PSG Community Spotlight

Below, navigate the different tabs to see books authored by our PSG members (!) and other books our PSG members have recommended in our communities.

If you are a member of our communities and have authored a book you would like to appear on this page, please contact our partnerships team here.

Member Authored Books

Doc-Related: A Physician's Guide to Fixing Our Ailing Health Care System

Author: Peter Valenzuela, MD

Topic: Cartoons about the Health Care System

English - French Medical Dictionary Dictionnaire Médical Français - Anglais

Author: Jackson Bell

Topic: Dictionary

Practicing Stillness: 50 Simple Exercises to Slow Down, Live in the Moment, and Find Peace

Author: Nissa Keyashian, MD

Topic: Growing Mindfulness

I Watch You Sleep: A Doctor's Tales of Anesthesia and Chain Restaurants

Author: Zach Antonov MD

Topic: Real-life medical stories and adventures from the operating room

Determined: How Burned Out Doctors Can Thrive in a Broken Medical System

Author: James D. Turner, MD

Topic: Physician Burnout

Ripple of Change: A burned-out physician and his frustrated patient deploy razor-sharp insight, experience, and irreverent humor to launch a sorely needed discussion on today's healthcare system

Author: Todd R. Otten MD

Topic: Change in the Healthcare System

The Song of Our Scars: The Untold Story of Pain

Author: Haider J. Warraich, MD

Topic: How modern medicine’s failure to understand pain has made care less effective

This is How You Vagina: All About Your Vajayjay and Why You Probably Shouldn't Call it That

Author: Nicole E. Willams MD

Topic: All about this misunderstood part of the female anatomy

I'm So Effing Tired: A Proven Plan to Beat Burnout, Boost Your Energy, and Reclaim Your Life

Author: Amy Shah, MD

Topic: The complex relationship between your gut, your immune system, and your hormones

Hindsight: Coming of age on the streets of Hollywood

Author: Sheryl Recinos, MD

Topic: A physician's personal experience with youth homelessness

Human Body Learning Lab: Take an Inside Tour of How Your Anatomy Works

Author: Betty Choi, MD

Topic: Children's book about the human body

Porcupine Hugs
Author: Nicole Aaronson, MD
Topic: Children's book about true friendships

Saanvi's Family Tree

Author: Sheena Sharma, MD

Topic: Children's book about familial estrangement

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