Being a full-time physician hasn't stopped Joel from writing. Far from it, the complexity of his patients, prior service with the United States Air Force, a Master's in Public Health, and
involvement in organized medicine in the middle of an ever-changing healthcare system all provide raw material for his stories.
Joel's short work has appeared in various print and online journals, and he's won several awards, including Best Medical Fiction from SEAK and an Honorable Mention from Writer's Digest Thriller
Joel lives in Florida with his wife and twin daughters.
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Dr. Joel Shulkin talks about his path through
HPSP Scholarship that landed him in Pediatric Developmental Medicine and why Developmental Medicine is a part of Pediatric Medicine. He also talks about ADVERSE EFFECTS and balancing medical
practice with writing.
Austin Comacho of The Big Thrill interviews Dr. Shulkin and dishes on Dr.
Cristina Silva and the making of ADVERSE EFFECTS