Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Tears at Calling Hours

  • Is Daddy a good doctor?

    Gregory W RuteckiCleveland, Ohio George Lundberg posed an intriguing question for a generation of physicians: why don’t more doctors go to the funerals or calling hours of their patients?1 In fact, he boldly predicted that the only funeral you can be sure your physician will attend will be that of his own.1 I attended several of patients’…