Objects & Places from The House of God

Samuel Shem
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The House of God

The name of the grand old hospital, founded in 1913, built upon traditional medical hierarchy and solid medical rules.


A student of the school who is the lowest in the caste system of the hospital.


This is the term used to describe the rival hospital.

Ward 6 South

This is where Roy first begins his rotation as an intern and where he meets the Fat Man.

Dr. Jung's Anal Mirror

The Fat Man's potential money-making invention.

The Electric Gomer Bed

This can be raised up to "orthopedic height" so the patient gets a hip fracture or to "neurosurgery height", where the patient falls and gets an intracranial bleed, requiringing neurosurgery. It can also be manipulated to give patients any blood pressure desired using the Trendelenberg position.


The House of God's term for the where patients with emergencies are sent.


The unit where...

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