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.

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

Gloved | Philip Glennie | FALL 2013

What's going on in there? The taciturn Mr. Reid schools us on what a patient might be thinking.

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. 

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?

Night Watch | Dana Gage | FALL 2011

A young doctor learns a touching lesson from a child's parent.

Numb | Julie Rea | FALL 2014

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?

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.