A Medical Humanities Break: The Hippocratic Oath

The Medical Humanities Podcast - Medicine in History, Culture and the Arts

May 22 2023 • 10 mins

But what is this oath, exactly? Is it just a myth? Is it something doctors used to do but no longer swear to? Was it really something Hippocrates came up with? And is it legally binding? Today on the Medical Humanities break, we’ll find out a bit more about the Hippocratic oath.