We invite you to participate in the 2021 Hektoen Essay Competition honoring board member Mrs. Hella Mannheimer (1924-2020). Two prizes will be awarded: $5,000 for the winner and $2,500 for runner-up. Essays should be under 1,500 words. Deadline is September 15 at 12 pm (noon) CST. View guidelines here.
Vignettes and Briefs
|Hospitals in Sir Thomas More’s Utopia (1516)||Sir Patrick Manson—“Father of Tropical Medicine”
The Girl with a Pearl Earring—a vanitas?, James Lindesay
The trouble with the belly button, Tonse N. K. Raju
Abraham Lincoln’s smallpox, Howard Fischer
No complaints, only symptoms, Peter Arnold
Lucid interval, Emma Manuel, Eshwar Rajesh
The novice, Charles Halsted
From here, Rasa Rafie
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