Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dr. Herbert Bock

  • Movie review: The Hospital, “the wounded madhouse of our times”

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden Protesters in San Francisco. Photo by Rdmsf01. Via Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 4.0.   “Where do you train your nurses, Mrs. Christie, Dachau?” — Dr. Herbert Bock, The Hospital   The Hospital (1971) is a devastating satire about American medicine in the second half of the twentieth century. We see the functioning…