Trade by Brent Denn Nosé
New creative nonfiction from a student at F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine in Bethesda, MD.

Interview with Dr. Andrea Wershof Schwartz
Read about our conversation with this inspiring poet, geriatrician, and one of the founding members of the Arts and Humanities Initiative at Harvard Medical School.

Poetry by Mina Le
Otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon shares her early anatomy and operating room experiences in Soliloquy in Blue and Jackson Blue.

Interview with Atul Gawande
The award-winning author speaks to us about his life as a medical student, resident, surgeon, and writer.

“Love me, fool me” Haiku Contest Winners

At the Bedside

In long winter light,
Breathless, silent. Neck shadows
Flutter: JVP.

Peter K. Olds, MD

3rd year resident, Internal Medicine and Global Health Equity,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital,
Boston, MA.


Can't we all be like
Large, overused, hearts

Marianne Armonious

4th year medical student,
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School,
New Brunswick, NJ.

Heart Sounds

Love may be loud, but
A broken heart will whisper
The faintest murmur.

Danielle Aronowitz

3rd year medical student,
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine,
Long Island, NY.