Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Jonathan Lear

  • Healing in the face of cultural devastation

    Patrick Flynn Los Angeles, California, United States   Portrait of Susan La Flesche Picotte, the first Native American woman to receive a medical degree.¬†Source. In 1855, a young Crow boy, no more than ten years old, ventured to the top of a mountain in present-day Montana. Over the next two decades, the boy would rise…