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.

Jodie Makara (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

The Ohio State University College of Medicine


Jodie is a second-year medical student at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio Class of 2023. In 2019, ze graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and minors in sports medicine and public health. Ze enjoys writing poetry, training for triathlons, and engaging with friends in zirs free time. In the future, Jodie would like to pursue a career in physical medicine and rehabilitation or pediatrics while continuing to spread awareness and advocate for LGBTQ+ identities in the healthcare setting.




Alexia Jauregui Alexia Jauregui (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center


Alexia Jauregui is a third-year medical student at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas class of 2021. In 2016, she graduated from the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley with a Bachelor of Science in biology. After graduating medical school, Alexia is passionate about ultimately serving a border community as a Med-Peds-trained primary care physician.