Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ed Pellegrino

  • Richard Selzer: the birth of literature and medicine

    Mahala Stripling Fort Worth, Texas, United States   Richard Selzer was among the first physicians to understand the power of writing and reading fiction within medicine. He helped to open up this whole territory to those of us who came after. His legacy is, on the one hand, the text—what he’s written—and, on the other…