Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Western Reserve University

  • Michael Reese Hospital – Physicians

    Excerpts from the book All Our Lives: A Centennial History of Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, 1881-1981, Sarah Gordon, ed In 1899, the West Side Dispensary at Clinton and Judd Streets was closed anda new, larger building was dedicated at the corner of Maxwell and Morgan Streets.Participants in the ceremony included Dr. Emil G.…

  • Elizabeth Blackwell, MD

    JMS Pearce East Yorkshire, England   Figure 1 Although Elizabeth Blackwell was portrayed on an 18 cent US stamp in 1974, curiously this was over a century after she graduated in medicine (Figure 1). Many remain unaware of her remarkable story as the first female Anglo-American physician, campaigner, and medical suffragette (Figure 2). [i] She…