Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ernest A. Codman

  • Ernest A. Codman and the idea of medical accountability

    Curtis MargoTampa, Florida, United States There are few treatises in the annals of history that have noticeably altered the course of medicine. The first and most conspicuous would be The Corpus, a collection of more than fifty essays attributed to Hippocrates of Cos.1 Among its many gifts to the healing arts was the notion that…