Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: medical gaze

  • Seeing things differently: A reflection on clinical photography

    Michaela ClarkCape Town, South Africa Looking into the face of a patient is a necessary part of the clinical experience. Yet despite the physical proximity achieved in the doctor’s office, on the operating table, or in the petri dish, it is only when patients are perceived as legible objects that their bodies can be impartially…