Benjamin Gilmer Discusses The Other Doctor Gilmer with Kimmery Martin









Join Benjamin Gilmer as he discusses his new book The Other Dr. Gilmer with Kimmery Martin on Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Southpark Regional Library.


SouthPark Regional Library is hosting an exciting, in-person event that you won't want to miss!  Dr. Benjamin Gilmer will be discussing his newly published book, The Other Dr. Gilmer.

 A rural physician (Dr. Benjamin Gilmer) learns that his predecessor committed a shocking crime, leading him to uncover an undiagnosed mental health crisis in our broken prison system.  

This powerful true story was featured on NPR's “This American Life” program, entitled "Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde."

The Washington Post named his book one of the "10 most noteworthy books of March." 

People Magazine featured his story on March 3, 2022:


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Southpark Regional Library

7015 Carnegie Blvd
Charlotte North Carolina 28211


Author Bio:

Dr. Benjamin Gilmer is a family medicine physician in Fletcher, North Carolina. A former Albert Schweitzer fellow, he is an associate professor in the department of family medicine at the UNC School of Medicine at Chapel Hill and at the Mountain Area Health Education Center. A former neurobiologist turned rural family practitioner, Dr. Gilmer has lectured across the country about medical ethics, bias in medicine, and criminal justice reform. He lives with his wife and two children in Asheville, North Carolina.

Moderator Bio:

Kimmery Martin is an emergency medicine doctor-turned novelist whose works of medical fiction have been praised by The Harvard Crimson, Southern Living, The Charlotte Observer and The New York Times, among others. A lifelong literary nerd, she promotes reading, interviews authors, and teaches writing seminars. She’s a frequent speaker at libraries, conferences, and bookstores around the United States. Kimmery completed her medical training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She lives with her husband and three children in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her next novel, DOCTORS AND FRIENDS, is available now.



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Event date: 
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
7015 Carnegie Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28211
The Other Dr. Gilmer: Two Men, a Murder, and an Unlikely Fight for Justice Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593355169
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 1st, 2022