“Notes from a Healer” — Ma’salama

When I saw Halim last week with his infant daughter, he told me that he and his family — along with his two brothers and their families — would be returning to Syria.  For these three brothers it was the end of a dream.  I had taken care of their children from the time they were born. Saying goodbye to a dream of a promise of hope was not easy — in any language….

My latest installment of Notes from a HealerMa’salama — is now online, newly published in the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine.

The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine is an online clearinghouse for manuscripts dealing with the humanities and medicine.

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