Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Columbia Quigley

  • Lessons from the black hole

    Columba Quigley London, United Kingdom   ¬†Frida Kahlo, Wounded Stag The episode occurred some few years ago, when I was working in palliative medicine, caring for those with advanced and often incurable disease. As I walked onto the ward early one morning, a woman whom I had been seeing on a daily basis for symptom…