Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Barry Hoffbrand

  • Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians and their fees

    Barry I. Hoffbrand London, United Kingdom   A Royal College meeting in the early 19th century Since Roman times the means of payment for services rendered defined the place certain groups held in society. Thus the Roman historian Tacitus, writing in his Annals (c. AD 113), refers to a law of 210 BC stating that…