Star Surgeon

By Alan E. Nourse

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In this podiobook: Dal Timgar always wanted to be a doctor. As a Garvian and the first non-human to study medicine on Hospital Earth, he must face enormous adversity from classmates, professors, and some of the highest ranking physicians on all of Earth. Will his efforts be enough to earn him the Silver Star of a Star Surgeon.Star Surgeon is the 1959 novel by Alan E. Nourse (1928-1992) and is currently in the public domain in the U.S.Read by Scott D. Farquhar of Prometheus Radio Theatre

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Chapter 14 - Star Surgeon - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Dal meets with his friend and mentor, Dr. Thorvold Arnquist. They discuss recent events and Dal's future now that his probationary period has concluded.

Oct 14, 2007
Chapter 13 - The Trial - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Dal's tasks and challenges so far were nothing compared to the current trial before him. He is forced to rely on the support and judgement of the only person who matters... Himself.

Oct 13, 2007
Chapter 12 - The Showdown - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: The Lancet departs from 31 Brucker VII. The plague has ended and the doctors have signed a new contract. The warm welcome they expect is replaced by a showdown with Dr. Hugo Tanner.

Oct 12, 2007
Chapter 11 - Dal Breaks a Promise - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: The truth about the plague is discovered and the doctors are placed in danger. Dal confronts the Bruckians with the truth, and this leads to a solution.

Oct 11, 2007
Chapter 10 - The Boomerang Clue - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: The virus causing the plague on 31 Brucker VII seems impossible to combat until Fuzzy provides a possible solution.

Oct 10, 2007
Chapter 09 - The Incredible People - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Jack, Tiger, and Dal find it impossible to figure out the cause of the plague on 31 Brucker VII. Until help comes from a direction they least expect.

Oct 09, 2007
Chapter 08 - Plague - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: The doctors receive a desperate call for help from a supposedly uninhabited planet.

Oct 08, 2007
Chapter 07 - Alarums and Excursions - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Two events shake up the crews' routine. First, Fuzzy suffers a ship-board tragedy. Then the doctors encounter a Tradeship from Dal's home planet.

Oct 07, 2007
Chapter 06 - Tiger Makes a Promise - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: The trials on Morua VIII lead to a confrontation with Dr. Hugo Tanner.

Oct 06, 2007
Chapter 05 - Crisis on Morua VIII - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Dal faces his first real medical challenge and learns a hard lesson in the process.

Oct 05, 2007
Chapter 04 - The Galactic Pill Peddlers - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Sparks fly as the crew of the GPPS Lancet meet to begin their journey.

Oct 04, 2007
Chapter 03 - The Inquisition - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Dal presents himself to some of Earth's highest ranking physicians.

Oct 03, 2007
Chapter 02 - Hospital Seattle - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Dr. Thorvold Arnquist meets with Dal on the evening prior to his review.

Oct 02, 2007
Chapter 01 - The Intruder - Star Surgeon

-In this episode: Dal Timgar has completed his training and receives a summons to a special hearing instead of an assignment.

Oct 01, 2007