Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dinar of al-Muqtadir

  • Certifying clinical competence: principles from the caliphate of al-Muqtadir

    Faraze NiaziJack RiggsMorgantown, West Virginia, United States “The devil is always in the details.”“Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.”—Two Old Wise Sayings Certifying clinical competence has virtually universal support. After all, who does not want their doctor to be competent? Moreover, how many physicians feel that they are incompetent? Despite…