Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Robert Lee MacCameron

  • Waiting for the doctor

    This painting evokes the desperation and exhaustion of a harrowed family seeking treatment for their child  and perhaps also for the mother. The distant stare in the man’s face captures uncertainty and resignation. Perhaps he wonders if they have come too late, if the child in his arms will survive his illness. Perhaps he wonders…