Selected Publications

Systole and Diastole, Strength and Openness, JAMA, 2019

As a doctor in the ICU, I sometimes feel helpless. Poetry provides solace, STAT, 2019

Social History as Story, CLOSLER, 2019

A physician’s suffering: Facing depression as a trainee, JAMA Internal Medicine, 2018

Physicians are not fundamentally different from their patients,, 2017

Breaking boundaries and finding love in patient care,, 2016

Giving up my naivete, Hastings Center Report, 2015

Learning to talk like a doctor, Bioethics Forum, 2013

Unexpected lessons from the anatomy lab, Bioethics Forum, 2012

Telltale Purple Lesions, Atrium, 2011


Enjoy Your Life, The Nocturnist Podcast, Season 2, Episode 4, 2019

Medical Humanities: Colleen Farrell, Part I and Part II, Postcall Podcast from MDEdge, 2019