Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Saleh Aldasouqi

  • Interviewing, Gibran, calligraphy

    Saleh AldasouqiEast Lansing, Michigan, United States One of the most enjoyable parts of my academic job is teaching. Interacting with medical students, residents, and fellows is a wonderful environment to practice medicine; and one particular fun part in teaching is interviewing for new training positions, residency, and fellowship. Interviewing gives one a unique opportunity to…

  • When the doctor is the patient

    Saleh AldasouqiEast Lansing, Michigan, United States I looked at my fingers, tender after a few glucose finger sticks to the middle and ring fingers of both hands, wondering which fingers to use the next day. No matter how user-friendly blood glucose testing devices have become, finger pricking remains a painful experience that patients with diabetes…