INTIMA SPRING 2019 | FIELD NOTES

 

A Parent’s Trust | Prerana Chatty

Listening to an infant’s heart murmur, a medical student grapples with her patient’s trust in her and her own trust in herself

Death’s Other Kingdom: Reflections on Uncertainty in Pathology | Benjamin Mazer

Going beneath the surface: A surgical pathologist dissects the metaphors of the vocation.

Glitterless | Supreetha Gubbala

A young medical student struggles to reconcile her many identities in the “sea of white” she sees in her classmates.

Peppermint Oil | Julia Michie Bruckner

How to find the person under the pathology with pie and a pick-me-up essential oil. 

Perilous Privilege | Lisa Jacobs

A psychiatrist probes beyond her patient’s depression and simultaneously begins to understand herself.

The Weight | Vik Reddy

A physician looks back to humbly acknowledge the weight of his early mistakes

We Should All Be Storytellers | Giannina Muncey

To help a grieving family find acceptance, a doctor offers anecdote instead of advice