Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Charles Boyer

  • Isidor Snapper: A colorful but tyrannical chief

    The great professor of medicine with the Charles Boyer accent would make ward rounds followed by some thirty students living in constant fear of being publicly humiliated. “You,” he would say, “where do you come from?”—and wherever it was he would then pronounce that “in the country of the blind the one eyed man is…