Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Diana Pi

  • The girl on the gurney

    Diana Pi Westlake, Ohio, United States   Scene in the New York morgue. (Public Domain) A month before my gig as senior medical resident at Bellevue Hospital was up, I spent a morning in the New York City morgue. Why? I lost a patient. A young man with end-stage AIDS, a prisoner from Rikers Island.…