Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Jean Corbisart

  • Charles-Michel Billard, an overlooked pediatric pioneer

    Stanford Shulman Chicago, Illinois   Fig. 1 N Corvisart, F.X Bichat, and Rene Laennec are each shown on a commemorative postage stamp of France. From the author’s collection of medical history stamps. Introduction During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries medicine transitioned into a more science-based discipline. This was primarily the result of gross…