Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: John Hopkins Medical School

  • William Stewart Halsted (1852–1920)

    One of the greatest early American surgeons and one of the “big four” founders of the John Hopkins Medical School faculty, William Halsted was a curious personality, a loner and egomaniac recluse, aristocrat in his breeding, touchy and sharp tongued, an advocate of precision who had little interest in private practice and spent his life…