A Doctor’s Near-Death Experience

As an expectant mother, Rana Awdish was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening internal bleeding. And as a newly-minted doctor, she was keenly aware of her circumstances. She talks about how the experience forced her to reconsider how she relates to patients, which she writes about in “In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope” (St. Martin’s Press).