Year One

It was not long into my first year of medical school that I realized that I needed to write. I needed a way to process all that I was learning and feeling, something to enjoy and something to anchor myself. By the time I graduated, I had composed a collection of essays related - some …

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The First Week

When I was interviewing for medical school, many of the interviewers focused on either past accomplishments (What research had I done?  What activities had been important to me during college?) or on projections into the distant future (What specialties interested me?  What type of career did I envision for myself?).  One man took a different …

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For this week’s post, I’m going to direct you to The Writers’ Circle, an online literary and art magazine, where I am very pleased to have my creative nonfiction piece, “Collision,” published this fall. Click here to read it: