Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Jemere Bohnert

  • What about the blood?

    W. Roy SmytheTemple, Texas, United States My beeper went off again. I got up out of my seat in the empty hospital cafeteria, walked over to the wall phone and dialed zero. Zero is exactly how much energy I have for anything right now, I thought. As a senior cardiothoracic surgery resident in my ninth…