Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ladan Golestaneh

  • Mrs. M’s refusal

    Ladan Golestaneh Bronx, New York, United States   My role as a physician includes foregoing a prescriptive approach to some patients in favor of a supportive one. Yielding to a belief system that does not fit the structure of my many years of training feels like a personal failure. But sometimes I know I have…