Intima Archives | FICTION
Absolution | Peter Palmieri | SPRING 2014
What haunts us from the past finds its way into our dreams and often, our reality.
A Mother's Life | Kim Drew Wright | SPRING 2015
When life changes in an instant, what matters most?
The Appearance of Choice | Aimee Burke Valeras | Spring 2012
Our bodies, our selves: When faced with a medical decision, we can be empowered to choose the outcome.
The Archivist | Jeremiah Mercurio | FALL 2015
A life in parts, an illness in memories.
Ask Your Doctor | Daniel Waters | FALL 2016
"Because the unmedicated life is not worth living."
Between Us | Jafeen Ilmudeen | SPRING 2015
An unwelcome visitor forces Mrs. Lafir to confront her past.
Blindfolded and Immutable | Lana Malekan | SPRING 2013
A young woman observes her family dynamics to determine who she does - and doesn't - want to become.
Burr's Sore | Albert Howard Carter III | Spring 2013
An exploration of the framing narratives a man employs to face an unknown growth on his arm
Caretaking| Emily Lackey | SPRING 2014
A memory from childhood gives a young hospice volunteer a calming strength.
Doe | Sean P. Kerrigan | FALL 2014
6, Across. 9, Down. Uncovering the identity of a Jane Doe is a puzzle for a psychiatrist to solve.
Emerging Into the Light | Kimberly LaForce | SPRING 2015
During a dissection, a portrait of a life emerges.
Fear and Freedom | Kirsty Whitmore | FALL 2016
A physician's attempt at a restorative road trip turns into the scene of an emergency.
Gloved | Philip Glennie | FALL 2013
What's going on in there? The taciturn Mr. Reid schools us on what a patient might be thinking.
I Know Queen Elizabeth | Andrew Taylor-Troutman | FALL 2016
A vivid account of reminiscing within funeral settings.
In the Red Room | Maureen Aitken | FALL 2014
When being together at Christmas means everything to a family, a hospital visit can be a revelation.
I See Sky | Jessie Roth | FALL 2015
A reflection on ourselves as an extension of surroundings during times of ill health.
Life, Death and Betta Fish | Bradeigh Godfrey | FALL 2016
A betta fish shows a family struggling with loss how to heal.
Maps to Nowhere | Ligia Batista | FALL 2014
Class dismissed: A lecture on PTSD becomes a lesson in recovery for the professor.
Maybe That's Why I Became a Psychiatrist | Jacob Freedman | SPRING 2015
What exists beyond the limits of a social history and diagnostic algorithms?
The Next Best Day | Paul Perilli | FALL 2016
A memory from the past resurfaces when the future seems uncertain.
Night Watch | Dana Gage | FALL 2011
A young doctor learns a touching lesson from a child's parent.
Sometimes the unlikeliest person from long ago becomes an agent of change, a muse to a memory.
The Piercer | M. Krockmalnik Grabois | FALL 2014
In a state hospital in the Florida Panhandle, we meet the Treatment Team and a group of patients who defy treatment.
Pretending Not To Know | Priscilla Mainardi | SPRING 2014
If a patient is an accused killer, how should a clinician react? Is it a case where knowledge is power—or not?
Quiet, Quiet Room | Andrew Boden | SPRING 2016
A father devotes his life to caring for his mentally ill daughter. Now can she save him?
The Room | Jodi Paik | FALL 2016
A young patient's perspective on his hospital room and the life he lives in it.
Shelter | Jane Ratcliffe | SPRING 2013
How does illness shape a relationship? How can disaster breed love?
Steps to Footcare | Josephine Ensign | SPRING 2014
An instruction manual, of sorts—for doctors open to what's really being taught.
Stone Free | Tim Muldoon | FALL 2015
Can a sick young woman's doctors help her realize her big dreams?
The Sun in Cannes | Sara Baker | SPRING 2015
We can only hope for clarity in the chaos of a medical emergency
When the Cow Jumps Over the Moon | Frederick Nenner | SPRING 2015
Not your average nursery rhyme: prognosis and prediction on the oncology ward.
Your Father's Heart | Malgorzata Nowaczyk | SPRING 2016
A medical student reconciles her drive for high marks with the realities of hospital rotations and the challenges of her own family.