Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Hostility Towards Hospitality: Spirituality and Professional Socialization within Medicine

  • Spirituality in medicine

    Gautam SenKolkata, India Imagine a hospitalized patient in the advanced stages of a difficult disease. He wonders whether he will survive and, if he does, in what state he will spend the remainder of his life. Alone in bed, he sometimes finds himself struggling with the meaning of life. He feels isolated, helpless, and lonely.…