Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Cultivating clinical compassion with cultural encounters

  • Cultivating clinical compassion with cultural encounters

    Jeffrey Lee Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States   Sunset along the beaches of Sant Antoni de Calonge The calm waves of the Mediterranean played a lullaby as I walked along the beach, the fine-grained sand gently caressing my toes. I noticed a small group of women massaging each other’s backs. I awkwardly watched them from the…