About our eBook Shelf

Through the eBook Shelf, you can find a compilation of eBooks available to the USAHS community. The eBooks selected here pertain to a variety of topics and themes of interest to students, faculty, and staff. The reading lists here are certainly not exhaustive, as the USAHS community has access to thousands of eBook titles through the Library's collections.

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A book shelf with books stacked on it. Text states: "The eBook Shelf." USAHS Library logo shown.

Advancing Patient Care with Healthcare Simulation


Book cover of Developing Successful Health Care Education Simulation Centers : The Consortium Model Book cover of Review Manual for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator Exam Book cover of Building a Culture of Patient Safety Through Simulation : An Interprofessional Learning Model Book cover of Manual of Simulation in Healthcare
Book cover of Essential Simulation in Clinical Education Book cover of Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs Book cover of Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Pediatrics Book cover of Healthcare Simulation Education : Evidence, Theory and Practice
Book cover of The Comprehensive Textbook of Healthcare Simulation      


Three health practitioners looking at an X-ray image. Text states: "Narrative Medicine: Stories of Illness and Healing"

Book cover of "The Paradox of Hope: Journeys through a Clinical Borderland" Book cover of "My Imaginary Illness: A Journey into Uncertainty and Prejudice in Medical Diagnosis" Book cover of "After a Fall: A Sociomedical Sojourn" Book cover of "Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness"
Book cover of "Medicine in Translation: Journeys with My Patients" Book cover of "Inspired to Change (Improved Patient Care One Story at a Time)" Book cover of "Implementing Evidence-Based Practice : Real-Life Success Stories" In and Out Anorexia : The Story of the Client, the Therapist, and Recovery


A doctor assisting an elderly man at home. Text states, "How to be an Occupational Therapist"

Book cover of "A Professional Legacy : The Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectures in Occupational Therapy, 1955-2016" Book cover of "Occupational Therapy Examination Review Guide" Book cover of "Preparing For The Occupational Therapy National Board Exam: 45 Days And Counting" Book cover of "Occupational Therapy Student to Clinician: Making the Transition"
Book cover of "Kielhofner's Research in Occupational Therapy: Methods of Inquiry for Enhancing Practice" Book cover of "Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy" Book cover of "Asher's Occupational Therapy Assessment Tools : An Annotated Index"  


An Asian health practitioner. Text states, "Health Perspectives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders"

Book cover of "Cultural Considerations in Asian and Pacific Islander American Mental Health" Book cover of "Asian American and Pacific Islander Children and Mental Health : Development and Context : Prevention and Treatment" Book cover of "Restoried Selves : Autobiographies of Queer Asian / Pacific American Activists : Autobiographies of Queer Asian / Pacific American Activists" Book cover of "Japanese American Midwives : Culture, Community, and Health Politics, 1880-1950"
Book cover of "Asian American Communities and Health : Context, Research, Policy, and Action" Book cover of "As the Leaves Turn Gold : Asian Americans and Experiences of Aging" Book cover of "Potent Mana : Lessons in Power and Healing" Book cover of "The Healthy Ancestor : Embodied Inequality and the Revitalization of Native Hawai'ian Health"
Book cover of "Pacific Identities and Well-Being : Cross-Cultural Perspectives"      


Sanism under Scrutiny

Book cover of "Mad in America : Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill" Book cover of The Loss of Sadness : How Psychiatry Transformed Normal Sorrow into Depressive Disorder Book cover of "The Mark of Shame : Stigma of Mental Illness and an Agenda for Change" Book cover of "American Psychosis : How the Federal Government Destroyed the Mental Illness Treatment System"
Doctoring the Mind : Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good? Protest Psychosis : How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease Psychiatry Disrupted : Theorizing Resistance and Crafting The (R)evolution Book cover of The Emperor's New Drugs : Exploding the Antidepressant Myth
Book cover of Architecture of Madness : Insane Asylums in the United States Book cover of Asylum : Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals    


A woman health practitioner holding a stethoscope. Text states, "Women in Medicine and Science"

Book cover of "Witches, Midwives, & Nurses (Second Edition) : A History of Women Healers" Book cover of Pain Woman Takes Your Keys, and Other Essays from a Nervous System Book cover of "Women Doctors in War" Book cover of "Out of the Dead House : Nineteenth-Century Women Physicians and the Writing of Medicine"
Book cover of "Sympathy and Science : Women Physicians in American Medicine" Book cover of "The Changing Face of Medicine : Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America"  


A black man ready to run at the track

Book cover of "An American Health Dilemma : A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race: Beginnings To 1900" Book cover of "Breathing Race into the Machine : The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics" Book cover of "Reclaiming Our Health : A Guide to African American Wellness" Book cover of "Breaking Ground : My Life in Medicine"
Book cover of "Precarious Prescriptions : Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America" Book cover of "Wrong Place, Wrong Time : Trauma and Violence in the Lives of Young Black Men" Book cover of "Beside the Troubled Waters : A Black Doctor Remembers Life, Medicine, and Civil Rights in an Alabama Town"  


Image of a lab coat. Text states, "Conversations about Race and Racism in Medicine"

Book cover of "Black and Blue : The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism" Book cover of "Mapping Race : Critical Approaches to Health Disparities Research" Book cover of "Reproducing Race : An Ethnography of Pregnancy As a Site of Racialization" Book cover of "Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired : Black Women's Health Activism in America, 1890-1950"
Book cover of "Race, Ethnicity, and Health : A Public Health Reader" Book cover of "Under the Strain of Color : Harlem's Lafargue Clinic and the Promise of an Antiracist Psychiatry" Book cover of "African American Bioethics : Culture, Race, and Identity" Book cover of "Body and Soul : The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination"
Book cover of "Infectious Fear : Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation" Book cover of "Examining Tuskegee : The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy"    


A crowd of activists on a bridge and highway. Text states, "Antiracism 101"

Book cover of "Why We Won't Talk Honestly About Race" Book cover of "Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence : Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race" Book cover of "The Souls of Black Folk" Book cover of "Critical Race Theory (Third Edition) : An Introduction"
Book cover of "The White Racial Frame : Centuries of Racial Framing and Counter-Framing" Book cover of "The Half Has Never Been Told : Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism"    


Disability Visibility

Body, Remember : A Memoir Crip Theory : Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability Feminist, Queer, Crip The Disability Studies Reader
Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities : A Path to Pride and Success Why I Burned My Book Queer Crips : Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories Unruly Bodies : Life Writing by Women with Disabilities
Unspeakable : The Story of Junius Wilson Book cover of The Ugly Laws : Disability in Public Book cover of Disability and New Media Making Computers Accessible : Disability Rights and Digital Technology
Book cover of Feminist Disability Studies Book cover of Backlash Against the ADA : Reinterpreting Disability Rights Book cover of Inclusion, Disability and Culture Book cover of Cultural Locations of Disability
Book cover of Handbook of Disability Studies Book cover of Deaf and Disability Studies : Interdisciplinary Perspectives    


Inside a canyon. Text states, "Indigenous Peoples' Health and Knowledge in the Americas"

Book cover of "The Inconvenient Indian : A Curious Account of Native People in North America" Book cover of "Yakama Rising : Indigenous Cultural Revitalization, Activism, and Healing" Book cover of "Indigenous Women and Work : From Labor to Activism" Book cover of "Therapeutic Nations : Healing in an Age of Indigenous Human Rights"
Book cover of "Diagnosing the Legacy : The Discovery, Research, and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Indigenous Youth" Book cover of "I Am Where I Come From : Native American College Students and Graduates Tell Their Life Stories" Book cover of "Clearing the Plains : Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life" Book cover of "Red Medicine : Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing"
Book cover of "Braiding Sweetgrass : Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants" Book cover of "Coming Full Circle : Spirituality and Wellness among Native Communities in the Pacific Northwest" Book cover of "Hollow Tree : Fighting Addiction with Traditional Native Healing" Book cover of "Working with Indigenous Knowledge : A Guide for Researchers"
Book cover of "Firewater : How Alcohol Is Killing My People (and Yours)" Book cover of "Under the Rattlesnake : Cherokee Health and Resiliency" Book cover of "Grandmother's Grandchild : My Crow Indian Life" Book cover of "A Two-Spirit Journey : The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder"



Caring for Latinx, Hispanic, and Spanish-Speaking Populations


At Risk : Latino Children's Health La Clinica : A Doctor's Journey Across Borders Assessment of Dysphagia in Adults : Resources and Protocols in English and Spanish An Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers : Communication and Culture
Health Issues in Latino Males : A Social and Structural Approach Latinos and Alcohol Use/Abuse Revisited : Advances and Challenges for Prevention and Treatment Programs Medical Spanish made incredibly easy! Book cover of "Surviving HIV/AIDS in the Inner City: How Resourceful Latinas Beat the Odds"
Book cover of "Substance Abusing Latinos : Current Research on Epidemiology, Prevention, and Treatment" Book cover of "Population Aging : Is Latin America Ready?" Book cover of "Cultural Considerations in Latino American Mental Health" Book cover of "Culturally Responsive Counseling with Latinas/os"

Pavement painted in rainbow colors. Text states: "LGBTQI+ in the Clinic"

Book cover of "LGBTQ Cultures : What Health Care Professionals Need to Know About Sexual and Gender Diversity" Book cover of "Gender Affirmation : Medical and Surgical Perspectives" Book cover of "The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People : Building a Foundation for Better Understanding" Book cover of "Transgender Mental Health"
Book cover of "Intersectionality, Sexuality and Psychological Therapies : Working with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Diversity" Book cover of "Health Care Disparities and the LGBT Population" Book cover of "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging : Research and Clinical Perspectives" Book cover of "Caring for Lesbian and Gay People : A Clinical Guide"
Book cover of "Affirmative Counseling with LGBTQI+ People" Book cover of "Affirmative Counseling with LGBTQI+ People" Book cover of "Trans Bodies, Trans Selves : A Resource for the Transgender Community" Book cover of "Sexual Minority Research in the New Millennium"


Pictures of diverse peoples and persons. Text states, "Insights on Intersectionality"

Book cover of "Intersectionality : Origins, Contestations, Horizons" Book cover of "Critical Race Theory (Third Edition) : An Introduction" Book cover "Disability and Intersecting Statuses" Book cover of "Queer Latinidad : Identity Practices, Discursive Spaces"
Book cover of "The Intersectional Approach : Transforming the Academy Through Race, Class, and Gender" Book cover of "Presumed Incompetent : The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia" Book cover of "Emerging Intersections : Race, Class, and Gender in Theory, Policy, and Practice"  


A cutting board with a tomato and kitchen knife. Text states: "Quarantine Kitchen Inspiration"

Book cover of "Great Scandinavian Baking Book" Book cover of "Cafe Brenda Cookbook : Seafood and Vegetarian Cuisine" Book cover of "Swedish Table" Book cover of "Storied Dishes : What Our Family Recipes Tell Us about Who We Are and Where We've Been"
Book cover of "Barossa Food" Book cover of "Great Whole Grain Breads" Book cover of "The Diabetes Cooking for Everyone : 250 All-Natural, Low-Glycemic Recipes to Nourish and Rejuvenate" Book cover of "Biting through the Skin : An Indian Kitchen in America's Heartland"

A clock. Text states: "'But I have no time to read!' Short Stories on the Go".

Book cover of "The Dance Boots : Stories" Book cover of "The Deaf Heart : A Novel" Book cover of "Viewing Room" Book cover of "Annie Muktuk and Other Stories"
Book cover of "Listen & Other Stories" Book cover of "Reality by Other Means : The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow" Book cover of "Asleep Awake Asleep : Stories" Cover of "Conjurer and Other Azorean Tales"

Shelves of comics. Text states: "Looking for Comic Relief: Comics and Graphic Novels".

Book cover of "Lantern City Vol. 1" Book cover of "Good Riddance : An Illustrated Memoir of Divorce" Book cover of "Darkroom : A Memoir in Black and White" Book cover of "Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation"
Book cover of "Jim Henson's The Power of the Dark Crystal Vol. 1" Book cover of "Feathers #1" Book cover of "Gustave Doré : Twelve Comic Strips" Book cover of "7 Generations : A Plains Cree Saga"

A human skull. Text states: "eBook Dreadfuls"

Book cover of "At the Mountains of Madness" Book cover of "Blood Thirst : 100 Years of Vampire Fiction" Book cover of "Frankenstein" Book cover of "Grave Predictions : Tales of Mankind's Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian and Disastrous Destiny"
Book cover of "Dracula" Book cover of "The Yellow Wallpaper" Book cover of "The Complete Short Stories by Edgar Allen Poe"