Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Meena Malhotra

  • Selections from Redefining the Medical Artist

    Meena Malhotra Chicago, Illinois, USA   Redefining the Medical Artist is an exhibition of work by the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Biomedical Visualization program. It was held at the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago from August 7th to October 16th, 2009. The works featured in…

  • Redefining the medical artist

    Meena Malhotra Chicago, Illinois, USA   Medical illustration is a long-standing tradition that dates back to the sixteenth-century anatomist and physician Andreas Vesalius. In his preface to his book, De humani corporis fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body), Vesalius commented on the value of images and dissection in learning anatomy: How much pictures…