Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Canadian Medical Association

  • Dress makes the doctor

    Mary V. Seeman Ontario, Canada   What doctors wear influences their image.1-3¬†Vestments act as powerful symbols; they are especially important, it has been argued, when the occupant of the symbolized role is new to it. The less sure a new physician is about his or her professional role, the more critical it is to be…