Claire Wendland’s A Heart for the Work

A Heart for the Work: Journeys through an African Medical School

By Claire Wendland

University of Chicago Press, 2010. 352 pp., US$27.50 (paperback).


In A Heart for the Work, Claire Wendland explores how biomedicine and its values are remade in an African context through an ethnographic study of the impact of medical training on students of Malawi’s College …