Being a medical faculty student doesn’t mean reading books full non-stop. As a student, you also need to rest and relax for a while. So, so that your leisure time is useful, you can watch films with the medical theme. However, if you are also concerned with your study time, we recommend you to take courses at Gradready.
The following are recommendations for medical-themed films that will entertain and educate medical faculty students:
The Doctor (1991)
Released in 1991 directed by Randa Haines, the film won the Young Artist Award for Best Family Feature Film – Drama. The film The Doctor tells the story of Dr Jack Mckee is a successful, well-established surgeon who has a beautiful wife. Unfortunately, Jack is not concerned with his patients. Until finally he was sentenced to have throat cancer. During his time as a patient, Jack learns to pay more attention to patients once he gets a chance to stay alive.
A 1990 film that tells the true story of British neurologist Oliver Sacks, who is fictionalized as Malcolm Sayer (played by Robin Williams), who, in 1969, discovers the benefits of the drug L-Dopa. He looked after catatonic patients who survived the 1917–28 lethargic encephalitis outbreak. Leonard Lowe (played by Robert De Niro) and the remains of the patient recover after going through decades and living a new life in a new era. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards.
Adams Patch (1998)
This film is a semi-biographical comedy film released in 1998 starring Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Bob Gunton. Directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the life story of Dr Hunter “Patch” Adams and the book, Gesundheit: Good Health is a Laughing Matter, by Dr Hunter “Patch” Adams and Maureen Mylander. This film tells the story of a doctor treating patients using humour. Unfortunately, the medical community doesn’t appreciate his methods. while patients, medical professors and hospital nurses all appreciate his work.