Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: med student

  • Guidelines for the 2022 Medical Student Essay Contest

          Students currently enrolled in a medical school or program are encouraged to submit to Hektoen International’s 2022 Medical Student Essay Contest. Submissions will be reviewed by the Hektoen International Editorial Staff and a select group of contest judges who will determine the two winners of the following awards: Grand Prize: Single winner…

  • Stay inside: A toast to the frontline

    Tyler Beauchamp Rushay Amarath Andy Nguyen Augusta, Georgia, United States   The thumbnail of “Stay Inside | A Toast to the Frontline.” The music video has reached about 30,000 views at the time of publication. The COVID-19 pandemic introduced us to a danger we knew little of how to protect ourselves from. I had spent…

  • The pandemic: A medical student’s perspective

    Saira Elizabeth Alex Houston, Texas, United States   The Isle of the Dead. Max Klinger after Arnold Böcklin. 1890. The Art Institute of Chicago. As medical students, we eagerly await the start of clinical rotations since the first day of school; we anticipate building memorable connections with our colleagues and patients. This is an account of my days…