Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Paul Kalanithi

  • Defining medicine

    Amira Athanasios Walnut Creek, California, United States   Image by Amira Athanasios Defining Medicine. The bolded script screamed at me from a massive poster hung six stories high along the side of the university hospital on my first day of medical school. Like most millennials, I pursued medicine with a deep conviction to make a…