Annals Poetry Prize
Annals of Internal Medicine is offering a $500 prize for the best poem published in Annals in 2013. The winning poem is selected by a panel led by Dr. Michael LaCombe and 2 to 3 external judges.
We look forward to receiving your poems.
Congratulations to Daniela Matei, MD, winner of the 2012 Annals Poetry Prize. Her poem "Bloom" was published in the 21 August 2012 issue (vol. 157, no. 4, page 297). Dr. Matei is Associate Professor in Medicine/Oncology at the Simon Cancer Center of Indiana University.
Annals extends thanks to the contest judges: David Elpern, humanist and editor of Cell2Soul; and Abigail Zuger, who writes for The New York Times. She is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an infectious disease expert. Her Strong Shadows: Scenes from an Inner City AIDS Clinic was published by WH Freeman in 1995.
Congratulations to our past winners:
2011: Daniel Bosch, "Agnosis: Cambridge"
(published 15 February 2011 [vol. 154, no. 4, page 226])
2010: Sarah Leeper, "What I Remember Most"
(published 5 January 2010 [vol. 152, no. 1, page 68])
2009: Beth Lown, MD, "Leylo and the Land Mine"
(published 7 July 2009 [vol. 151, issue 1, page 62])
2008: Bhuvana Chandra, MD, "Six Haiku"
(published 2 September 2008 [vol. 149, issue 5, page 367])