Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: doctors in history

  • Middle Ages, Middlemarch, and the mid-twentieth century: Idealism at risk

    William Marshall Tucson, AZ   From Stories of a Country Doctor (1891) by Willis P. King, p. 155. Philadelphia: Hummel and Parmele. Via Internet Archive. Public domain. The dissatisfaction with modern medicine felt by both patients and doctors occurs despite unprecedented advances and successes in disease treatment and prevention. Corporate Medicine (huge healthcare conglomerates that…