Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Mike Ellman

  • A perfect day

    Mike EllmanChicago, Illinois, United States Hematology rounds start with chalkboard presentations. After posting the admission date, the laboratory results, the hospital course, and our recommendations, we hunch over microscopes to view the blood smears and bone marrow aspirations before marching en masse to the patients’ rooms. As the senior resident in charge, I direct this…