The Dimming of the Shining City


Infectious Diseases
personal liberty
public health
American culture

How to Cite

Terk, J. V. (2022). The Dimming of the Shining City. Stimulus: A Medical Humanities Journal, 2, 58.


Our nation has been reduced from the ideals of its founding by forces inherent in our contemporary culture. What results is a nation that has failed the test of the pandemic as evidenced by preventable excess morbidity and mortality...and the loss of my patient's father.
Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Copyright (c) 2022 Stimulus: A Medical Humanities Journal