Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Fiction

Zara Aziz
Three doctor’s visits

Richard Bentley
Up north

David Blitzer
Business as usual

Susan Woldenberg Butler
Blind faith
Those eyes
When children die

Sam Campbell and Moh’D Ibrahim
How to save a life

Tim Chapman
Fish story

Melanie Cheng
Dear Doctor

Joel L. Chinitz
The Gone-A-Gram
There is a time

Henri Colt
The deer trail
In Aristotle’s footsteps

Eli Ehrenpreis
Amy Sage
Jobber

Sarah deForest
The resident

Ruth Z. Deming
A fine notion
Better than booze
Washer of the dead
Letter to Johnny from Clara Barton

Christy D. Di Frances
Looking glass land

George Dunea
Jacarandas – a dream

Erin Duralde
One for science: nothing more, nothing less

Suzi Ehtesham-Zadeh
Ghabeleh Hamleh

Mike Ellman
A perfect day
Anosognosia

Tammy Euliano
An unseen border

Liam Farrell
Heroes need medical care too

Nicholas Feinberg
Fog

Jonathan B. Ferrini
The flower lady
Romantique

Catalina Florina Florescu
End of season liquidation sale
Four short literary incisions (Or how I began to write things that did not let me sleep)

Dean Gianakos
Five minutes to midnight
Lonely physician new

John Graham-Pole
The company of butchers

Michael Loyd Gray
Scar

Emily Gregory-Roberts
Hooked

Kenneth Joe
Joys of Motherhood

Benjamin Li
Into the Jungle

Stewart Massad
She was even in love with you

Brian D. Moseley
Hunger

Frances Nadel
Momma’s rocking chair

Nam Nguyen
Hunters

Faraze A. Niazi and Jack E. Riggs
Harriet Tubman, Joan of Arc, and Moses

Ifediba Nzube
A form of pain

Mary A. Osborne
The midwives of San Gimignano, 1336

Rob Ottesen
The emergency room doctor

Varun Raj Passi
The doctor behind the labcoat

Bryant Phan
The Secret War

Marsal Sanches
Butterfly Day

Trisha Sebastian
Ambroise Paré, father of modern surgery new

Christopher J. Schayer
Shrapnel

Hugh Silk
The flutter of an aching heart

Shampa Sinha
Percy’s last day

Rebecca Slotkin
Tuesday: social admit

Sarah Smith
Chemo Room

W. Roy Smythe
The peach tree

Steve Sobel
A song for me

Boma Somiari
Aunty Felicia

Richard Spicer
The cutting edge

Peter Sullivan
Our father who art on Earth, still

Olufolakayomi Christiana Thomas
The disease called poverty

Matthew Turner
It always comes down to medicine

David Valentine
There is an elephant in the room

Vignettes
A celebrated occasion (Eli Ehrenpreis)