Intima Archives | FICTION M-Z by title
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?
Sisters of Mercy | Eileen Valinoti | SPRING 2018
The coming of age of a young nurse is aided by humor, compassion and a strict instructor.
Sometimes I Pretend | Kany Aziz | SPRING 2018
For many, coping takes creativity to be effective: A vivid imagination helps a cancer patient escape her reality.
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
Symptoms (Multiple Schlerosis) | Andrew Hincapie | FALL 2017
Glimpse a patient experience through a "how to" motif.
Trigger Points | Eli Cahan | FALL 2018
A tale of fibroymyalgia: “Whether the burden brought the pain, or whether the pain brought the burden, she does not know.”
Triumphant | Joy Liu | SPRING 2017
A doctor's reflection on navigating cancer with a patient.
Untidy Lipstick | Irena Tan | FALL 2018
Sisterhood shines bright, even in the face of cancer.
Waiting | Sean Murphy | SPRING 2017
What flickers through the mind in the waiting room?
Waiting | William French | SPRING 2019
Thoughts and sensations flourish in a mother’s mind, trapped in a dying body.
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.