Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: radiation therapy

  • The myth of the white coat

    Lauren B. Smith Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States   Photography by Elena Levitskaya, RN Nana, my grandmother, sat expectantly at the edge of the examining table. Our family huddled near her in the forced intimacy of the clinic room, and I was warm in my white coat. As a pathologist, I rarely wore it since…