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