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New Fall 2019 issue now available.. Zombies, plagues, & romance are some of the topics you’ll read about in Volume 11, Issue 4. We hope you enjoy 18 featured articles curated by our editorial staff – let us know what you think in the comment section below!  Read current issue


New Hektorama 2.0… The editorial staff is proud to present the new version of Hektorama. Read a collection of adages, articles on particular themes, and more. Current themes include The Glory of France, Celebrating Women in Medicine, and Latin America. See new themes & displays 


New Hektoen International invites you to send an essay of under 1600 words on the subject of  Blood and honoring the achievements of the Red Cross. Two prizes will be awarded: $3000 for the winner and $800 for the runner up… Learn more


Special Issue featuring some hospitals of note in the United States. Now available!


We are pleased to announce the winners of the Seventh Hektoen International Grand Prix Essay Competition:

Winner: Carrie BarronCharacter, genius, and a missing person in medicine
Runner-up: Liz JonesThe promise of a perfect smile


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