Table of contents for Body language : poems of the medical training experience / edited by Neeta Jain, Dagan Coppock, and Stephanie Brown Clark.

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Introduction, Jack Coulehan								1
Medical Student, First Year	
	
 Where I Left Off, Meghann Kaiser						5
	Happenstance, Kelley Jean White						7
	Smoke, Going, Bryan Maxwell						8
	Still Life in Number Seven, Bryan Maxwell				10	
 The Shaman¿s Apprentice, Dagan Coppock				12	Picture This, Katherine Freeman						14
	Anatomy Brain Wash, Alberto Hazan					15
	Anatomy Lab, Richard M. Berlin						16	Exposed (to her cadaver) Rishi Doshi					18
	Apparition, Gregg Chesney							19
	Twice a Day After Meals, Bryan Maxwell					21
	Hungry, Therese Garrett							22
	A Final Memo To Dr. Carlo Urbani, Gregg Chesney			24
	Desktop Daydream, Rishi Doshi						26
	Bruce¿s Prescription, Rishi Doshi						28
	Light from Dark, Bryan Maxwell						30
	Thursday, Troy Pittman							31
	Ducks, Catharine Clark-Sayles						33
Medical Student, Second Year
	
 Medical School Lovers, Richard M. Berlin					35
	C-Section, Kelley Jean White						37
	Pathologic Vistas, Stephen Vadenhoff 					38
	Thoughts After First Visit to the Nursery, Joel J. Mathew		39
	Learning the Shapes, Richard M. Berlin					40
	I Ask, Mona Arif								41
	Falling Through, Michael Jacobs						42
	Pandora, Kelley Jean White							43
	
Medical Student, Clinical Years
	
 Brueghel at Bellevue, Anna Reisman					46
	Spirit of Mania, Neeta Jain							52
	Reflections on Spring Becoming, Stephanie Snow				53
	Foley, Mindy Shah								54
	Call Room, Sachin B. Patel							55
	The Breast, Anna Reisman							59
	Signs, Karen Wilson								61
	First Suture, Allan Peterkin							62
	My Classic Psych Patient, John Yowpa III					63
	Mary Fletcher Hospital, 1958, Parker Towle				65
	Fishing, Neeta Jain								67
	Topsy Turvy, Michael Doo							68
	5 am poem, Michael Doo							69
 Patience, for M.S., Noah Raizman						70
 A Day in the Life, Beth Seltzer						71
 When the Blood Fell Short of Her Toes, Neeta Jain			72
 Inside Out, Richard M. Berlin						73
 Teamwork, Richard M. Berlin						74
 Surgery Rotation, Richard M. Berlin					76
 Heal Me Doctor , Frank Edwards						77
 NG Tube, Sarah Jane Cook							79
 Catching Comprehension, Meghann Kaiser				80
 Unnamable Galaxies, Renee Rossi						81
 The Doghouse, Meghann Kaiser						82
 Tumor, for R.R., Noah Raizman						83
 Still Life, Stephanie Snow							84
 
Intern
	
 Internship in Seattle, Emily R. Transue					88
	Q4: The Call Cycle, Emily R. Transue					90
	Intensive Care, Mindy Shah							93
	First Night On-Call, Coronary Care Unit, Richard M. Berlin		94
	Untitled, Richard M. Berlin							95
	The Hotseat, Richard M. Berlin						96
	Deathbeds, Kelley Jean White						99
	Toxic Environment , Kelley Jean White					101
	Lady Morphine, Catharine Clark-Sayles					103
	On Call, 3 AM, Richard M. Berlin						104
	76, Robert Felix								105
Resident
	
 January Thaw, Richard Berlin						108		Haiku of Residency, Emily R. Transue					110
	Sick, Emily R. Transue							112
	MAO, Mindy Shah								114
	Gratitude, Sue Sun Yom							115 
	October 1st, Mairi Leining							116
	Red Hill is Dissolving, Catharine Clark-Sayles				117
	Doing Time, Renee Rossi							118
	County Trauma, Bonnie Salomon						119
	
Attending
 
 Cases, Parker Towle								122
	Stolen Kisses, Emilie Osborn							126
	Breast Exams, Emilie Osborn						127
	How Will They Take Me, David Watts					128
	Skin, Maureen Rappaport							131
 Loving, Meticulously, Renee Rossi						132
 Holding, Catharine Clark-Sayles						133
 The Recovery Room Veteran, Audrey Shafer				134
 He Still Whistles, Jerald Winakur						135
 Today¿s List of Denials, Renee Rossi					136
 The Anatomy of the Hand, Kelley Jean White				137
	Solstice, Kelley Jean White							140
 Catching Up, Danny Duke							142
	Any Calcification, David Watts						144
	Bedside Rounds, John L. Wright						148
	The Portugal Laurel, John L. Wright					149
	Thirst, Jack Coulehan							151
 Long Sentence, Parker Towle							153
	Your Last Patient, Bonnie Salomon						154
	Auscultation, Jerald Winakur						155
	
Afterword, John Stone						 		158
Acknowledgements									160							
Contributors Notes									161
		
About the Editors									165

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Medicine -- Study and teaching -- Poetry.
Physicians -- Poetry.
American poetry -- 21st century.