A. J. Wright

In the Waiting Room – Rebecca’s Doll, Summer 2012

Adrienne M. Jenness

Alternate Reality -The Magic Age, Winter 2013

Andrew J. McLean

His Royal Highness, The Intoxicated Non-Seat Belter, Winter 2016

Anne Clemente

What Matters, Spring 2011

Anne Herbert

Scarred Topography, Winter 2010


Medical limericks, Winter 2013

Asha Tyagi

Unspoken, Fall 2015

Bonnie Salomon

My son getting an MRI, Fall 2016

Catherine Belling

At 38 Weeks, Wondering, Fall 2012

Charles Halsted

Redemption, Fall 2016
Letter to Pa, Spring 2017

Cheryl L. Kaplan Zachariah

Heavy. Period. – We Breathe Together, Fall 2012

D. Roach, M. Milson, Kyle M. & J. Neal

Finding a Voice: poetry and images, Spring 2012

Daniel Becker

Advance Directives, Spring 2011

Daniel Thomas Moran

In the Spider’s Web – Landscapes – Intelligent Design, Spring 2012

David G. Thoele

No Good Options, Fall 2012

Debbie McCullis

Poetry in medicine, Spring 2017

Diana Heiman

Mother’s Day is Different this Year, Fall 2012

Dileep Jhaveri

“Once this Mist Clears” and other poems, Summer 2012

Donna Pucciani

Seasons – Random, Spring 2011

Eleonore Blaurock-Busch

Memory – Grandpa Louis, Spring 2012

Eliette Markhbein

A Journal of Rehabilitation, Fall 2010

Elizabeth Lovett Colledge

I Held My Father’s Hand – Farewell to an Ex-lover, Winter 2013

Eric Pfeiffer

Immigrants, All, Spring 2011

Glen P. Aylward

The Therapist, Winter 2012

Glenn Webb

Ro, Winter 2012

Gordon L. Kauffman, Jr.

Miracle, Fall 2011

Helen Montague Foster

Reverse Birth, Spring 2011

The Veteran’s Hospital, Winter 2011

Hemal N. Sampat

Fratricide, Winter 2016

Huy Phan

A Simple Cure, Summer 2016

Inge Faust

OH DOCTOR!, Spring 2016

J.M.S. Pearce

Retired Hurt, Spring 2012

James B. Rickert

The Tyranny of Optimism – A Hectic in My Blood, Fall 2010

James O. Ballard

December Fall, Spring 2012

James Rickert

Night upon the Moaning Ward, Winter 2010

Jan A. Jahner

Bold Flavor – Full Pockets, Spring 2011

Jan A. Jahner

A Burglar in the Body – Too Heavy, Summer 2012

Jeanne Bryner

Photo Journalist – The Garden in Winter – The Violets, Summer 2013

Apple Tree – Baby Poems, Fall 2012

Morning note, Winter 2011

Prayer for my Village – When a Friend Asks Me What It’s Like to See Someone Die, Winter 2011

Jecoda Harris and David G. Thoele

Struggles, gratitude, and love, Fall 2011

Jessica A. Harder

The Homemaker, Spring 2011

Jim Gustafson

Psychosocial – Hospice House, Winter 2012

Joannie Stangeland

A Web of Days – This is a Test – Not Again, Spring 2010

Johanna Shapiro

Neighbors, Spring 2010

John A. Vanek

Guillain–Barré – Vanishing Twin, Winter 2013

Always, Autumn Leaves, Spring 2011

Balloons, Spring 2011

Another Found Poem – Anatomy of Love, Fall 2010

Jorge A. Lazareff

Them, Fall 2011

Judy Schaefer

Broken heart, Spring 2013

Kevin R. Loughlin

The Blade, Winter 2015

L. N. Allen

Beech Leaves, Spring 2011

Lawren VandeVrede

Tense, Summer 2009

Linda A. Mason Barber

The Chair, Summer 2012

Lisa Friedman

The First Cut, Winter 2013

Lydia Kang

In the NICU – The Tumor, Fall 2012


Leaving you behind, Spring 2011

Mark King

Hunger – Thin, Spring 2010

Martin Duke

I Am the Very Model of an Up-to-Date Physician, Summer 2012

Michael Wynn

Events of the Day – The Date I Will Never Have, Fall 2011

Michelle Joy

Ripping Point, Spring 2012

Myron Weiner

Age and Aging, Summer 2016

Paul Rousseau

Dawn of Mourning, Winter 2010

Ralph Green

Sweet Success, Summer 2016

Richard D. Sontheimer

Unbent, Unbroken, Fall 2010

Robert Ferrari

Views from the Asylum, Winter 2012

Ron Domen

Plaintive Music, Fall 2012

Conception, Fall 2010

Sergei Jargin

A poem about plagiarism, Fall 2016

Shaista Tayabali

Continuation Day, Spring 2011

Shalamar Sibley

Sitting here, Spring 2011

Shawn Khosla

My First Medical Rotation, Winter 2013

Shira B. Ellenberg

Daffodils, Fall 2010

Shirali Raine

The blue pain, Spring 2017

Shirley Stephenson

After inspection – Inheritance – Summation, Summer 2009

Shridhar Dwivedi

Predicting heart attack, Winter 2012

Simon Perchik

Poetry Series, Spring 2017

Sister Eileen Haugh

In my ending …, Spring 2011

Slavena Salve Nissan

New York Lungs, Spring 2017

Stacy Nigliazzo

Birth – Groundswell – Greensleeves – Proud Flesh, Winter 2010

Stephen Mead

Strokes, Spring 2017

Steve Cushman

My Break – Work and Family – In OR 5, Winter 2013

Ted McMahon

On the Day of Her Death, Winter 2010

Terri Kirby Erickson

After the Funeral, Fall 2012

Breast Cancer Suite, Winter 2011

Theresa Wyatt

Sedated – Dear Doctor, Winter 2010

Tom Janisse

How to live like this, Fall 2016

Upreet Dhaliwal

Four-Leaf Clover, Spring 2011

Viola Moriarty

Dancing with Dex, Winter 2012

W. D. Bumsted-Hind

The Pump, Winter 2016

Wynne Morrison

Blood of My Blood, Summer 2012

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