After Hours with Rick Kogan

Cook County ICU: Dr. Cory Franklin’s stories from one of the nation’s most famous hospitals

November 30, 201517 min
Rick Kogan talks with Dr. Cory Franklin about his book Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases, a collection of stories and vignettes from Franklin’s 30-year medical career that provide snapshots of medical innovations, historical contexts and the complex relationships between doctors, nurses and patients. Rick and Dr. Franklin also discuss the challenge of finding the balance between emotion and “blood and guts” medical description, and presenting these true stories as honestly as possible.  

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