Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Pellegrinaio of Santa Maria Della Scala

  • Hospital as host: a lesson from the Renaissance

    John David Ike Durham, North Carolina, United States Ruth M. Parker Atlanta, Georgia, United States   Domenico di Bartolo and others, Pellegrinaio of Santa Maria Della Scala, Siena, Italy.  Introduction Nestled in the rolling hills of Tuscany atop a jutted butte lies the historic city of Siena, Italy. Regarded as an important site in Renaissance…