Massachusetts Medical Society: AHH&C MIN Creative Writing Section

AHH&C MIN Creative Writing Section

If you search on "physician writers" within Wikipedia, a multiple page entry comes up, listing the names of physicians who have also been writers from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. For the 20th century alone, there are over 100 physicians listed.  This issue of Worcester Medicine offers you the opportunity to sample the work of our own physician authors - members of the Massachusetts Medical Society who have participated in our Creative Writing Exposition and have been selected as the blue-ribbon best. 

The Creative Writing Exposition is sponsored by the MMS Arts, History, Humanism & Culture Member Interest Network (Arts MIN). This MIN provides a forum for our members to explore, develop and participate in non-medical activities that range from bird watching to bonsai planting, from art exhibition to astronomical viewing.  We invite MMS and MMS Alliance members to take part in some of the activities and events the Arts MIN sponsors and to join us on the executive council to promote new areas of interest.

The physician authors, who participated in our exposition, like other physicians, fill many roles in their day to day careers.  This exposition highlights what they do in their spare time as they master the written word. Join me in congratulating our winners for this year's Creative Writing Exposition and enjoy their work in this special issue of Worcester Medicine. 

Robert Sorrenti, M.D.
Chair, Arts, History, Humanism, and Culture Member Interest Network

2017 Winning Entries - Sarah Sullivan, MD and Irma Szymanski, MD 

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