Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Malcolm Gladwell

  • Being our best selves: hidden in full view

    James StollerPeter ReaAlan KolpCleveland, Ohio, United States We live in a paradox framed by a tension between age-old wisdom about excellence and our current state. The paradox is this: our behaviors and our priorities are often at odds with age-old truths about how we can be our best selves. This paradox—that these truths are widely…

  • Saying thank you

    Robert Folberg Rochester, Michigan, USA   From the commencement address to graduates of the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine on May 6, 2016   It seems to me that members of the medical profession should practice expressing gratitude as often as possible. After all, gratitude may be an effective antidote to arrogance: it is…