Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Frederick Douglas Memorial Hospital

  • Freedman’s Hospital

    Yanglu ChenNew Jersey, United States The name itself, Freedmen’s Hospital, betrays a sense of bitter conflict: that there existed men unfreed, and they were not treated here—and that even the freed men had only this hospital. In fact, Freedmen’s Hospital in Washington D.C. was the first of its kind because it provided medical care to…