Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Sidney Wolfe

  • Forty years a watchdog: Sidney Wolfe, M.D.

    Howard FischerUppsala, Sweden “Somebody has to look out for the people who are being manipulated by hospitals, doctors, insurance and drug companies.”– Sidney Wolfe, MD, 1993 Sidney Wolfe, MD, (1937–2024) was the co-founder in 1971 of the Health Research Group (HRG), a consumer and health advocacy lobbying organization. After earning his medical degree from what…