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38th William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition Winners

38th William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition Winners – 2020

First Place
Joey Lew – M1
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco CA
Poem: “On an Organ Donation Run”

Second Place
Ellen Zhang – M1
Harvard Medical School
Boston MA
Poem: before chemotherapy

Third Place
Wesley Chou – M3
Harvard Medical School
Boston MA
Poem: The Old Man

Honorable Mention
Joey Lew – M1
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco CA
Poem: In a Seminar on Patient Communication

Ellen Zhang – M1
Harvard Medical School
Boston MA
Poem: Cancer Rerouting

Brian Zhao – M1
The Warren Alpert Medical School of
Brown University
Providence RI
Poem: “An Uncle”

Mark Jeffrey Phillips – M3
Keck School of Medicine of USC
South Pasadena CA
Poem: Gross Anatomy in a Time of Wildfires

Liana Meffert-M2
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City IA
Poem: “Midnight Shift”

Anjali Chacko-M1
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk VA
Poem: Raabta

Annamarie Nocera
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati OH
Poem: “Step Outside”