Carla Joinson is an independent scholar based in Church Hill, Tennessee. Published in 2016 by the University at Nebraska Press, Joinson’s Vanished in Hiawatha: The Story of the Canton Asylum …
In February 2022, students enrolled in the Medical Humanities elective at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, met with John Hoffman to discuss Fauci, a 2021 documentary he co-directed with Janet Tobias on the life and work of Dr. Anthony Fauci.
During the good old days, especially among Asians, writing with your left hand was a big ‘taboo’. The teachers of yore were strong believers in corporal punishment …
When thinking about these last two years, I can’t help but think of books. Just as with each aspect of our lives, as an avid reader, what I’ve read (or not read), how I’ve read it, and who I’ve read it with has been deeply impacted by the events of 2020.
“If the soul is where feelings and emotions reside, then the soul is where the Norwegian expressionist painter, Edvard Munch, visited and is the source for many of his paintings.”
“Picture books are relatively low cost and accessible. They comprise an environmental tool that could be harnessed to support kids of parents with mental illness.”
“There are career-defining moments that support the sacrifice, the stress, the trauma, the sleep deprivation, the juggle, and everything in between in child abuse pediatrics practice.”
The narrative captures a range of emotions following your Covid-19 vaccination. There is a dual sense of relief and ephemerality as you sit in the hospital’s waiting room for the fifteen-minute post-vaccination period. You reflect on your patients, illness, mortality, and the hope that the vaccine affords. What was unusual about these fifteen minutes? What made this period reflective?
The Stanley B. Burns M.D. Historic Medical Photography Collection was recently acquired by the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Historical Library at Yale University.