Posts Tagged ‘ medical training ’

The New “In Stitches” Book Trailer

Hopefully this video trailer for my book In Stitches brings a smile to your face. If you haven’t had a chance to read it, please pick up the book that Publisher’s Weekly called, “Full of fascinating stories and laced with self-deprecating humor in the midst of dark desperation, providing a refreshing insight into medicine.” It’s […]


“The Pratfalls (And Joy) Behind Becoming A Plastic Surgeon”

The Northwest Asian Weekly, the only Asian weekly serving Washington state’s Asian community, has printed an in-depth interview they conducted with me about growing up an awkward Korean-American, becoming a plastic surgeon, and my humorous memoir In Stitches.  You can read it HERE! After reading the article, it hit me… do I really say “like” […]


What Do I Have To Do With A College Of Music?

Not much!  But the Berklee Groove, The Student Voice of the Berklee College of Music enjoyed my memoir In Stitches so much they decided to interview me about it and offer a giveaway to win a free copy of my book.  You can visit BerkleeGroove.com HERE. By the way, I do have some minor musical […]


Dr. Youn on Indiana University’s Sound Medicine Radio Show

For everyone in the medical field, there is a fascinating radio program out of Indiana University School of Medicine called Sound Medicine.  They recently interviewed me for a segment about In Stitches.  We discuss interesting patients, growing up wanting to become a doctor, and other related topics.  You can listen to it streaming online HERE. […]


Student Doctors Practice On You While You Sleep (Really!)

Here is an excerpt from my latest article on CNN.com: Autumn. The air turns cool and crisp, leaves change color, and third-year medical students descend on hospitals to learn to be real doctors… by practicing on real people. As a plastic surgeon, part of my job includes the art of suturing. Over the past 15 […]