Poetry Thursdays

Andrew Park Andrew Park (4 Posts)

Contributing Writer

UC San Diego School of Medicine

Andrew is a fourth year medical student at University of California, San Diego SOM in La Jolla, CA, class of 2020. In 2013, he graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in history. He enjoys collecting vintage wristwatches and writing flash fiction. He is currently applying into emergency medicine. 


You lose your pen with the red and blue and black ink when the attending asks to borrow it with an impatient hand on inpatient rounds. You lose your voice when they stand around waiting and the monitor hoots and the family stares and the fellow says, speak up! You lose your list somewhere on the walk between Bed 21 and Bed 42 and you swore you had it but now it’s gone. But you …

Lawren Wooten (1 Posts)

Lawren Wooten is a medical student at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC class of 2022. In 2014, she graduated from Cornell University College of Human Ecology with a Bachelor of Science in human biology, health and society. In 2016, she graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences with a Master of Science in integrative medicine. She enjoys playing the cello, working with children and doing crosswords in her free time. After graduating medical school, Lawren would like to pursue a career in general pediatrics or a pediatric subspecialty.