INTIMA SPRING 2019 | POETRY
A Brother Like You | Brandon Grill
A laugh, a comb, a movie: a caregiver connects over the small things.
A Gullah Woman Comes to Clinic | Ethan Stonerook
Listen closely: A simple yet profoundly meaningful patient-provider encounter reminds us to pay attention.
Auscultation of a Failing Heart | Prerana Chatty
The sounds of dying hearts speak in connection to the world.
Body of Wisdom | Lailah Shima
Glimpsing her surgeon’s notes, feeling her surgeon’s blade…
Cerros | Laura Goetz
A clinician can learn to understand, even when she doesn’t speak the same language.
Decision | Ron Lands
It’s not always easy to deliver news that might change the course of a person’s life.
Diagnosis | Simona Carini
On the delicate balance between floating and sinking.
MRI Safe | Katya Lavine
What precious things must be saved before an MRI?
Neuropathy | Xanthia Tucker
Numb fingers, numb heart - a provider struggles emotionally with a cancer patient.
Pascal, the Hard Way | Barry Peters
On dying, belief, and a roll of the dice.
R&R | Richard Kravitz
Holiday greetings aren’t always cheerful: A patient’s cycle of emotions on Christmas is borne by the provider.
Three Home Visits | Beth Lown
A provider’s poised reflection on home visit encounters.
Trisomy 18 | Kevin Wang
An unflinchingly direct yet eloquent form of heartfelt presence for people with genetic disorders.