Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Frederick Parkes Weber

  • Parkes Weber and his eponyms

    Portrait of F. Parkes Weber. Published by Adolf Eckstein’s Verlag Berlin, c. 1913, probably for Anton Mansch. Wikimedia. If you spend all your time seeing patients, you are not likely to become famous. Renown and power are more likely to go to the “pretending physicians,”1 the species that can be seen on television, in the…