Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Doctor in the House

  • Doctor in the House

    Poster for the film Doctor in the House, 1955 How strange and distant the world of Doctor in the House must appear to the present day generation. It was a world in which medical students purchased skeletons, not laptops; microscopes, not handhelds. They smelled of formaldehyde, dissected cadavers, and performed autopsies. To survive they washed…