Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • Grumpy doctors and the short story

    Tony MiksanekSouthern Illinois, United States This essay is based on a presentation made at the University of Iowa College of Medicine for the conference “The Examined Life: Writing and the Art of Medicine” on April 24, 2008. It isn’t always necessary to take the temperature of fictional physicians to know that they are hot. Three…