Poetry Thursdays

Poetry Thursdays is our initiative to highlight poetry and prose by medical students, with a new post every Thursday. If you are interested in contributing or would like to learn more, please contact our editors.

Aishwarya Iyer Aishwarya Iyer (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

UT Southwestern School of Medicine


Aishwarya Iyer is a fourth-year medical student at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX. She graduated with a Master of Public Health in Global Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in 2022. She is passionate about reproductive justice, public health, narrative medicine, research, and advocacy, and is excited to engage with these varied interests in her career as a family medicine physician. In her free time, Aishwarya finds joy in exploring new coffee shops, working out, reading novels and dreaming of writing one someday, and spending time with friends and family.




Raelynn Vigue Raelynn Vigue (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine


Raelynn is a fourth year medical student at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in Miami, Florida, Class of 2023. In 2019, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences with a minor in Spanish. She enjoys reading, playing soccer, running, and playing guitar in her free time. After graduating medical school, Raelynn would like to pursue a career in Emergency Medicine.