Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Debbie McCullis

  • Poetry in medicine

    Debbie McCullis Greenwood Village, CO, USA   “El Corazon.” Courtesy of Warner K. Varno.[iii] Poetry is the most ancient of medicines. From the earliest physicians in Egypt to the bustling modern hospital’s wide range of health professionals, poetry has long been part of healing. From the chants and charms that the ancients considered cures for…