Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • A classic case of vanity

    Anthony PapagiannisThessaloniki, Greece In The Citadel, A. J. Cronin’s quintessential medical novel, the hero, Dr. Andrew Manson, still a junior doctor in country practice, is unhappy with his lowly professional status and wonders how he can improve matters. Christine, his devoted wife, urges him to try and obtain a higher medical qualification, perhaps the MRCP,…