Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Abhay Kumar

  • Suicide in medical school

    Trevor KleeCambridge, MA, United States   Sorrowing Old Man (At Eternity’s Gate), 1890, Vincent Van Gogh.  Depression and suicide are difficult subjects to write about because they are unpleasant and have at least a faint tinge of moral failure. Moreover, the enormity of the feelings involved dwarfs the attempts to portray them in writing. Perhaps…