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CURRICULUM VITAE
RICHARD M. BERLIN, M.D.
OFFICE: 55 Pittsfield Road Suite 6A
Lenox, Massachusetts 01240
Telephone: (413) 637-1325
Fax: (413) 637-4265
email: Richard.Berlin@gmail.com
DATE OF BIRTH: 1950
MARITAL STATUS: Married; Susanne L. King, M.D.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, health care reform activist, journalist
EDUCATION:
1968-1972 Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois, B.A., Psychology
1972-1976 Northwestern University School of Medicine,
Chicago, Illinois, M.D.
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE:
1996-present: Private Practice of Psychiatry

Writer and Columnist, The Psychiatric Times, author of the monthly column, “Poetry of the Times.”

Consulting Psychiatrist, Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth, Canaan, New York

Consulting Psychiatrist, Hillcrest Educational Centers,
Center Campus, Lenox, MA

1983-1996: Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry;
Director, Sleep Disorders Program;
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
Quality Improvement Committee
Berkshire Medical Center (BMC), Pittsfield, MA
1993-1994: Interim Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Berkshire Medical Center
1988-1994: Mental Health Advisor, Berkshire Health Plan
1980-1983: Private Practice, Falls Church, Virginia
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Georgetown University
1979-1980: Fellow in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry,
Georgetown University, Department of Psychiatry
at the Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia
1977-1979: The Sleep Research and Treatment Center,
The Pennsylvania State University College
of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania
1976-1979: Resident in Psychiatry, The Pennsylvania State
University College of Medicine,
Hershey, Pennsylvania
ACADEMIC
APPOINTMENTS:
2009-present: Senior Affiliate in Psychiatry,
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
1985-2009: Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
1979-1993: Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
The Pennsylvania State University College
of Medicine , Hershey, Pennsylvania
1980-1989: Clinical Assistant Professor Psychiatry,
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
HOSPITAL
APPOINTMENTS:
1983-present: Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA
1980-1983: The Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia
MEDICAL
LICENSURE:
Massachusetts, New York
BOARD
CERTIFICATION:
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1977
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1980
Added Qualifications in Geriatric Psychiatry, 1991-2001
ORGANIZATIONS: Academy of American Poets
American Psychiatric Association
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Physicians for a National Health Plan
AWARDS:

Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern University, 1972National Writer’s Union 1998 Poetry Contest, Runner-up AwardPoetry Society of South Carolina Kinloch Rivers Memorial Chapbook Prize 1999, Winner

Slipstream Poetry Chapbook Competition, 1999,Finalist

Journal of General Internal Medicine 1999 Creative Writing Award, Finalist

New Millenium Writings Awards VII, 1999, Finalist

Kate Tufts Discovery Award, 2000, Finalist

Paris Review Prize 2001, Finalist

Pearl Poetry Prize 1999, 2000, 2001, Finalist

Kenyon Review Prize 2002, Finalist

University of Louisville Fleur-de-Lis Prize 2002, Finalist

Pinyon Poetry Prize 2002, Finalist

Pearl Poetry Prize 2002, Winner

Jessie Bryce Niles Chapbook Contest, Finalist, 2007

The Washington Book Publishers, First Place, 2008 Book Design and Effectiveness Awards,Poets on Prozac: Mental Illness, Treatment, and the Creative Process

BkMk Press John Ciardi Poetry Prize, Winner, Secret Wounds; Winner

USA Book News Awards 2011, Winner: Secret Wounds selected as the best poetry book of 2011

ForeWord Book Award 2012 Commendation for Secret Wounds, Finalist

Hippocrates Literary Prize “Commended Award” for the poem “A Lobsterman Looks at the Sea”), 2012

The Cancer Poetry Project, Winner, best poem, for “Playing in the Band”

Eric Hoffer Award 2013, Finalist

Hippocrates Literary Prize (“Commended Award” for the poem “Professionalism Defined”), 2014

Brick Road Poetry Press Book Award, Finalist, 2014

Pushcart Prize nominations 2015 for “A Lobsterman Looks at the Sea” and “Playing God in the Hospital”

Literary Translation Award 2016 from The European Institute for Literary Translation and the Hellenic American Union; Awarded to Miltos Arvanitakis and Angelos Grollios for “Anatomy Lab,” a selection of poems from “How JFK Killed My Father.”

RESEARCH INTERESTS: 1. Attachment Behavior in the Doctor-Patient
Relationship
2. Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
3. Family Therapy
4. Sleep Disorders
5. Member, Dialysis Discontinuation Study Group
(studying of the quality of dying in dialysis patients)
REVIEWER: American Journal of Nursing
American Journal of Psychotherapy
Annals of Internal Medicine
Family Process
Hospital and Community Psychiatry
International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine
Psychiatric Medicine
Psychosomatics
Psychosomatic Medicine
The Medical Letter
REFERENCES: Robert C. Guerette, M.D.
New England Educational Institute
97 Elm Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201Carlos E. Sluzki, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
George Washington University Medical School
3700 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Apartment L-11
Washington, D.C. 20016Thomas N. Wise, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry
The Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, Virginia 22046
(703) 698-3626
CONFERENCES
AND
PRESENTATIONS:
Available on request
1
BOOKS: Sleep Disorders in Psychiatric Practice, Berlin, RM, Soldatos, CR (eds). Longwood, FL: Ryandic Publishing, 1986.

How JFK Killed My Father, Pearl Editions,2004.

Poets on Prozac: Mental Illness, Treatment, and the Creative Process Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Secret Wounds, BkMk Press, 2011.

Practice, Brick Road Poetry Press, 2014

PUBLICATIONS: 1. Berlin, RM, Carvell MC, Noori SS, et al: Psychogenic urinary retention in a man. Psychosomatics 21: 607-611, 1980.2. Berlin, RM, Wise, TN: Severe vomiting in a diabetic woman: Psychological considerations. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2:313- 317, 1980.

3. Berlin RM, Kales JD, Humphrey FJ, et al: The patient care
crisis in community mental health centers: A need for more
psychiatric involvement. Am J Psychiatry 138:450-454, 1981.4. Wise TN, Berlin RM: Burnout: Stresses in consultation-liaison psychiatry. Psychosomatics 22:744-751, 1981.

5. Berlin RM, Bierman SF, Brantley JT, et al: Helping couples
deal with marital crises. Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality
16:50-65, 1982.

6. Berlin RM, Kales JD, Humphrey FJ, et al: “Other mental health workers” in community mental health centers (ltr to ed). Am J Psychiatry 139:384-385, 1982.

7. Wise TN, Berlin RM: Psychiatrists’ role in consultation-liaison (ltr to ed). Am J Psychiatry 140:269, 1983.

8. Berlin RM, Conell LJ: Withdrawal symptoms after long term treatment with therapeutic doses of flurazepam: a case report. Am J Psychiatry 140:488-490, 1983.

9. Berlin RM, Berenbaum I, Wise TN, et al: The role of
psychiatrists in family medicine training programs. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 5: 123-127, 1983.

10. Berlin RM, Ronthal M, Bixler EO, et al: Psychiatric
symptomatology in an outpatient neurology clinic. J Clin
Psychiatry 44:204-206, 1983.

11. Berlin RM: Psychiatric problems in neurologic patients (ltr to ed). Am J Psychiatry 140:1270-1271. 1983.

12. Conell LJ, Berlin RM: Withdrawal following substitution of a short-acting for a long-acting benzodiazepine. JAMA 250:2838-2840, 1983.

13. Berlin RM, Conell LJ: Withdrawal symptoms after long-term treatment with flurazepam. Am J Psychiatry 141:138-139,1984.

14. Berlin RM: Management of insomnia in hospitalized patients. Ann Intern Med 200:398-404, 1984.

15. Berlin RM, Diaz MA, Litovitz G et al: Sleep disorders on a psychiatric consultation service. Am J Psychiatry 141:582-
584, 1984.

16. Wise TN, Mann LS, Berlin RM, et al: Mental health referral patterns by family medicine educators. Compr Psychiatry 25:465-469, 1984.

17. Berlin RM: Poetic allusions to seasonal affective disorder (ltr to ed). Arch Gen Psychiatry 41:819, 1984.

18. Berlin RM: Flurazepam and other benzodiazepines. Ann
Intern Med (ltr to ed). 101:403-404, 1984.

19. Berlin RM: Evaluation and Treatment of Insomnia by Kales A, Kales, JD, New York. Oxford University Press, 1984. Ann Intern Med. 101:886, 1984 and Psychosomatics 25:934-935,1984 (Book Review).

20. Berlin RM, Donovan GR, Guerette RC: Funeral mania and lithium prophylaxis. J Clin Psychiatry 46:111, 1985.

21. Berlin RM: Psychotherapeutic treatment of chronic insomnia Am J Psychotherapy. 34:68-74, 1985.

22. Berlin RM: Current Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and
Bulimia by Powers PS, Fernandez RC (eds), Karger, Basel,
1984. Psychosomatics 26:552 and Fam Proc 24:438, 1985
(Book review).

23. Berlin RM, Wise, TN: An introduction to consultation-
liaison psychiatry. Family Systems Medicine 4:43-50, 1986.

24. Berlin RM: Attachment behavior in hospitalized patients.
JAMA 255:3391-3393, 1986.

25. Berlin RM: Hypnotic medication in patients with renal failure (ltr to ed). Psychosomatics 27:537, 1986.

26. Berlin RM, Qayyum U: Sleepwalking: diagnosis and treatment through the life cycle. Psychosomatics 27:755-760, 1986.

27. Berlin, RM, Soldatos CR: Introduction: Sleep disorders in psychiatric practice, in Sleep Disorders in Psychiatric
Practice. Edited by Berlin, RM, Soldatos CR. Longwood,
FL: Ryandic Publishing, 1986.

28. Berlin RM: A curriculum for sleep disorders education during psychiatric residency training, in Sleep Disorders in
Psychiatric Practice. Edited by Berlin RM, Soldatos CR.
Longwood, FL: Ryandic Publishing, 1986.

29. Berlin RM: Insomnia in hospitalized patients: Approaches to management, in Sleep Disorders in Psychiatric Practice. Edited by Berlin RM, Soldatos CR. Longwood, FL:Ryandic Publishing, 1986.

30. Wise TN, Berlin RM: Involuntary hospitalization: An issue for the consultation-liaison psychiatrist. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 9:40-44, 1987.

31. Berlin RM, Sluzki CE: Consultation-liaison psychiatry and
the family system. Psychosomatics 28:206-208, 1987.

32. Berlin RM, Manfreddi RL: Consultation-liaison psychiatry
and sleep disorders. Psychiatric Annals 17:484-488, 1987.

33. Berlin RM: Insomnia, in Rakel RE, Conn’s Current Therapy, New York, W.B. Saunders, 1988, pp. 24-27.

34. Berlin RM: Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric News, Mach 4, 1988, pp. 19-22.

35. Berlin RM: Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of
General Hospital Psychiatry: 2nd edition. Edited by Hackett T and Cassem N. Bull Berkshire Med Ctr 1:15, 1988 (Book review).

36. Berlin RM: Sleepwalking during pregnancy: A case report. Sleep 11:298-300, 1988.

37. Berlin RM: Taproots: Underlying Principles of Milton
Erickson’s Therapy and Hypnosis by William Hudson
O’Hanlon, New York, WW Norton, 1987. Psychosomatics
29:241-242, 1988 (Book Review).

38. Berlin, RM: Sleep disorders in medical illness (ltr to ed). Gen Hosp Psychiatry 11:70, 1989.

39. Berlin RM: Mr. Turner’s Toenails. JAMA 261:2124, 1989.
JAMA (Japanese Edition), 7:38-39, 1989.

40. Berlin RM: Sleep disorders in the elderly. Am J Psychiatry 146:810-811, 1989.

41. Berlin RM: Mr. Turner’s Toenails: what’s the diagnosis
related group? JAMA 262:776, 1989.

42. Berlin, RM: Psychiatric consultation for elderly patients who refuse to eat. Am J Psychiatry 147:812, 1990.

43. Berlin RM: Elderly patient’s decisions about care. Am J
Psychiatry 148:273-274, 1991.

44. Berlin RM: Insomnia: an update for the 1990’s. Bull
Berkshire Medical Center 4:6-9, 1991.

45. Berlin RM: Canaan A: A family systems approach to
competency evaluations in the elderly. Psychosomatics 32:
349-354, 1991.

46. Berlin RM, Olson ME, Cano, CE et al: Metaphor and
psychotherapy. Am J Psychotherapy 45:359-367, 1991.

47. Berlin RM: Consultation-liaison models. Hosp & Community Psychiatry 43:943-944, 1992.

48. Berlin RM, King, SL, Blythe DG: Symptomatic treatment of chronic fatigue in ciguatera fish poisoning with fluoxetine.
Med J Australia 157-567, 1992.

49. Berlin RM: Insomnia, in Rakel, RE, Conn’s Current Therapy, New York W.B. Saunders, 1993, pp. 33-37.

50. Berlin RM: The paper-bag man. Cortlandt Forum, pp. 55, 1993.

51. Gajula RJ, Berlin RM: Captopril induced mania. Am J
Psychiatry 150:1429-1430, 1993.

52. Berlin RM: Elderly patients who refuse to eat. Berkshire
Med J 1:8-10, 1993.

53. Berlin RM: Pliny Earle, M.D.: psychiatry’s heritage in the
Berkshires. Berkshire Med J 2:14-16, 1994.

54. Berlin RM: The Chinese vigil. Cortlandt Forum. pp. 42,
1994

55. Ozbayrak KR, Berlin RM: Diagnosis and treatment of
depression in the medically ill. Berkshire Med J 2: 3-6,
1994.

56. Berlin RM: Fibromyalgia: a form of masked depression?
Berkshire Med J 3:6, 1994.

57. Berlin RM: Who’s depressed? Cortlandt Forum, pp. 36,
1995.

58. Berlin RM, Gajula RJ, Yurfest, JT: Consultation-liaison
case studies on a rehabilitation unit. Berkshire Med J 2:
3-6, 1994.

59. Ozbayrak KR, Berlin RM: Sleepwalking in childhood, in
Clinical Handbook of Sleep Disorders in Children. Edited
by Schaefer CE, Jason Aronson, Northvale, New Jersey,
1995.

60. Millott MK, Berlin RM: Treatment of sleep disorders in
Fibromyalgia. J Musculoskeletal Med 14:25-34, 1997.

61. Berlin, RM: Should you treat depression in the medically
ill? Cortlandt Forum, February, 1998, p. 95.

62. Berlin, RM: First Break. Am J Psychiatry 158:2, 2001

POETRY & FICTION Books

How JFK Killed My Father, Pearl Editions, 2004;

Winner, Pearl Poetry Prize 2002

(Judge: Lisa Glatt)

Secret Wounds, BkMk Press, 2011;

Winner, John Ciardi Award in Poetry, 2010

(Judge: Gary Young)

Practice, Brick Road Poetry Press, 2015

Chapbooks

Code Blue, Winner, Poetry Society of South Carolina Kinloch Rivers Memorial Chapbook Award,1999 (Judge: Richard Tillinghast)

The Prophecy, Pudding House Press (2010)

Anthologies

“Anatomy Lab,” “Sleight of Hand,” in Holding True: An Anthology of Berkshire Poets. Mad River Press, Richmond, MA, 1999

“Our Medical Marriage,” in This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine. Eliza Lo Chin, Editor, Sage Press, Thousand Oaks, 2002; Oxford University Press 2003

“Alchemy” in My Heart’s First Steps. Jennifer Graf Groneberg, Editor, Adams Media, Avon, MA, 2004

“Radium Girls,” “Piano Music,” “How JFK Killed My Father” in Primary Care: More Poems by Physicians. Angela Belli & Jack Coulehan, Editors, University of Iowa Press, 2006

“Anatomy Lab,” “Medical School Lovers,” “Learning the Shapes,” “Inside Out,” “Teamwork,” “Surgery Rotation,” “The Hotseat,” “First Night On Call, CCU,” “On Call, 3 AM,” “January Thaw” in Body Language: Poems of the Medical Training Experience. Neeta Jain, Dagan Coppock, Stephanie Brown Clark, Editors, BOA Editions, Ltd, 2006

“Our Medical Marriage” in On Being a Doctor 3. Christine Laine and Michael LaCombe, Editors. American College of Physicians, 2007

“The Cellist,” “Humiliation,” “Cutting Toenails,” “Broken Mug” in Psychological Poems, edited by Richard Patel and Raquel Miller, Roadbump Publishing, 2009

“A Psychiatrist Waits for his Ten o’clock Patient and Imagines He Is Han Shan,” “Spring Planting,” “Spring and All, Revisited,” “Stopping by Malnati’s Meadow,” and “White Coat at Midnight” in The Country Doctor Revisited, Therese Zink, editor, Kent State University Press, 2010

“Robin in the Rafters” in Bigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems, Katerina Stoykova-Klemer, editor, Accents Publishing 2011

“A Lobsterman Looks at the Sea” in Hippocrates Award Anthology, 2012, Donald Singer, Editor, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, England

Online Publication of “Einstein’s Happiest Memory” “Another Tanglewood Tale” on Every Day Poems; “Einstein’s Happiest Memory” on Ted Kooser’s “American Poetry Project, February, 2013

“Playing in the Band” in the Cancer Poetry Project 2, Karin B. Miller, editor, Tasora Books, 2013

“Dropping the Lamb” and “The Killer” in Death Poems, Russ Kick, edtor, Disinformation Books, 2013

“Professionalism Defined” in Hippocrates Award Anthology 2014, Donald Singer, editor, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, England

“The Fisherman” in Liberation: Poems on Freedom by Internationally Renowned Poets, Mark Ludwig, editor, Beacon Press, Boston, 2015

On the Web

Psychiatric Times: over 150 poems over the past 12 years; www.psychiatrictimes.com

Bestlovepoetry.com “Einstein’s Happiest Moment”

Americanlifeinpoetry.org “Einstein’s Happiest Moment”

Periodicals

Alimentum
Chinese Restaurant Suite 1:27, 2005

American Journal of Nursing
Blighted Ovum 101:25, 2001

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Psychopharmacologist 70:422, 2000

American Journal of Psychiatry
First Break 158:186, 2001

Annals of Internal Medicine
Our Medical Marriage 131:711, 1999

Antigonish Review
Immortality Plus, 120:59-62, 2000

Artful Mind
Alzheimer’s Unit, September, 1998
Sleight of Hand, September, 1999

Berkshire Medical Journal
Woman with Wernicke Korsokoff Psychosis 4:23, 1996; Piano Music 4:6, 1996; Sleight of Hand 5:21, 1997; Before the Malpractice Suit 6:25, 1998; Alzheimer’s Unit 6:22, 1998; Unabomber 6:10, 1998; Breaking the News 6:10, 1998; Spring Planting 7:11, 1999; Hospital Food 7:11, 1999; What I Love 7:22, 1999; Berlin Wall 8:8, 2000; Our Medical Marriage 8:14, 2000; What a Dying Woman Saw 8:16, 2000; How JFK Killed My Father 8:21, 2000; The Mask 8:7, 2000; Dance Lesson 8:10, 2000; Tools 8:7, 2000; The Tailors of Children’s Memorial 8:9, 2000; Remembering Your Smile 8:11, 2001; Show of Force 9:16, 2001; Playing God in the Hospital 9:8, 2001; What a Psychiatrist Remembers 10:10, 2002; Missed Diagnosis 10:23, 2002; What Makes a Psychiatrist Cry 10:25, 2002; Obstetrics Ward, County Hospital 10:26, 2002; Angel 23:2005; Drug Company Dinner 23:2005; Denial 14:21, 2006; Critters 14:26, 2006; First Night on Call, Coronary Call Unit 15:2006; Where Doctors Hide 15:2006; Peonies 14;17:2007; Listening 14;19:2007

Buckle & Sleight of Hand, From the Alzheimer’s Unit, Code Blue, After the Hospital. Spring/Summer, 1999.

Entre Nous
Immortality Plus, Fall 1999

Every Day Poems: “Einstein’s Happiest Memory” online 6/26/12

Flyway: A Literary Review
What a Dying Woman Saw, Volume 5.1-5.2, Fall 1999/Winter 2000, p. 49

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Mr. Turner’s Toenails. JAMA 261:2124, 1989. JAMA (Japanese Edition), 7:38-39, 1989.
Sleight of Hand. JAMA 278:1130, 1997.
Dance Lesson. JAMA 292: 1373, 2004
After Reading Music From Apartment 8. JAMA 297: 737, 2006

Jewish Currents
Postcard from Auschwitz, Summer 2000

Journal of Family Practice
Portrait of a Family Doctor 49:1090, 2000

Journal of General Internal Medicine
What to Call Me. JGIM 14:424, 1999.

Journal of Medical Humanities
What a Dying Woman Saw. 21:190-191, 2000

Journal of Medical Humanities
“First Date”, Volume 31:171-182, 2010

Medicine & Behavior
Alzheimers Unit (2/98), Unabomber (6/98), Uncle Joe (8/98)
Inside Out (10/98), Breaking the News (12/98), Hospital Food (2/99)
Migration (4/99); Woman with a Finger Stuck in Her Nose (6/99);
Spring Planting (8/99); Fantasy Codes (10/99); The Most Common Time (12/99)

New Monhegan Press
Lobster Alchemy, November, 98, p. 1
How Bourbon Says Good-bye, December, 1998, p.3

Nimrod International Journal
The Juggler, Last Concert of the Summer, At the Chamber Music Concert, volume 49, no. 2, Spring/Summer 2006, p. 111-113

Peregrine
Tools, XVIII, 1999, p.45

Psychiatric Times
Father Paul, (11/97); Before the Malpractice Suit (12/97); January Thaw (1/98); Alzheimers Unit (2/98); PTSD (3/98); Learning the Shapes (4/98); Unabomber (5/98); Breaking the News (6/98); Inside Out (7/98); Uncle Joe (8/98); The George Washington Bridge (9/98); William (10/98); Apology (11/98); What I Love (12/98); Hospital Food (1/99); Woman With a Finger Stuck in Her Nose (2/99); Turning 46 (3/99); Migration (4/99); Rough Air (5/99); Postcard from Auschwitz (6/99); Crossing the Street (7/99); Lobster Alchemy (8/99); The Hotseat (9/99); My First Professor (10/99); Fantasy Codes (11/99); Dance Lesson (12/99); Places We Have Met (1/00); The Mask (2/00); What I Revealed (3/00); Radium Girls (4/00); Tools (5/00); Covert Operations (6/00); Transference (7/00); The Way He Managed (8/00); Foreign Landscapes (9/00); What A Psychiatrist Remembers (10/00); Show of Force (11/00); Playing God in the Hospital (12/00); Sunday Parade (1/01); How Bourbon Says Good-bye (2/01); Obstetrics Ward, County Hospital (3/01); Missed Diagnosis (4/01); If You Ask Me My Name (5/01); What a Dying Woman Saw (6/01); What Makes a Psychiatrist Cry ((7/01) My Office Door (8/01); Role Model (9/01); Sleep Lab Meditation (10/01); How the News Comes (11/01); The Tailors of Childrens Memorial (12/01); Lay Down Sally (1/02); Remembering Your Smile (2/02); Where Doctors Hide (3/02); Dropping the Lamb (4/02); Power (5/02); Whores (6/02); All the Sad Doctors (7/02); Hole in Your Head (8/02); Father Fear (9/02); Empathy (10/02); Wounds (11/02); Expensive Friend (12/02); The Killer (1/03); Still Life with Monhegan Island Poppies (2/03); Intimidation (3/03); First Night On Call, CCU 4/03); No Hitter (5/03); After the Famous Poet (6/03); Keeping Up Appearances (7/03); Playing in the Band (8/03); The Night the Planes Stopped Flying (9/03); Nursing Home Doctors (11/03); Alchemy (12/03); First Date (1/04); Dear Holden (2/04); Blind Spots (3/04); St. Vincent’s ER, 9/11 (4/04); Jamaal Wilkes (5/04); While Talking to a Psychoanalyst at a Party (6/04); Compulsive (7/04); The Buck (8/04); Berlin Wall (9/04); Message in a Bottle (10/04); Dr. Kildare (11/04); Anesthesiologist for a Cadaver (12/04); Sleight of Hand (1/05); Managed Care Aliens (2/05); Leper Colony (3/05); How JFK Killed My Father (4/05); Drug Company Dinner (5/05); Our Medical Marriage (6/05); If I Were a Painter (7/05); Angel (8/05); Fungo (9/05); The Grave on Perry’s Peak (10/05); Pantoum From a Line by Pablo Neruda (11/05); Stanley Robbins’ Bookshelf (12/05); Reading My Old Poems on Pages Torn from the Psychiatric Times (1/06); Seeing Things (2/06); A Psychiatrist Waits for His 10 O’Clock Patient and Imagines He Is Han-Shan (3/06); Good Fathers (4/06); At the Chamber Music Concert (5/06); Treating Paul Celan (6/06); Huitzilopochtli (7/06); August Afternoon, Mohegan Island (8/06); Stopping by Malnati’s Meadow (9/06); BBP from the GGB (10/06); The Piercing (11/06); Denial (12/06); Freud (1/07); How to Write Your Own DSM (2/07); Listening (3/07); Dandelions (4/07); Daydreaming (5/07); Peonies (6/07); Keeping the Beat(7/07); A Tanglewood Tale (8/07); New Patient (9/07); Point Guard (10/07); Obituaries in a Medical School Magazine (11/07); Confession (12/07); White Coat at Midnight (1/08); Between Patients (2/08); A Psychiatrist’s Double Life (3/08); Bingo Fuel (4/08); Professional Distance (5/08); At the Residential School (6/08); Artist’s Studio (7/08); After Reading Music from Apartment 8* (8/08); Cutting Toenails (9/08); Broken Mug (10/08); Compulsive (11/08); Between Reason and Panic (12/08); Managed Care Aliens(1/09); Humiliation(2/09); Bad Debts(3/09); Spring & All Revisited, Again(4/09); Teaching Rounds(5/09); Smarmy Psychiatrist Villanelle(6/09); Olivia’s Overlook(7/09); A Peaceable Kingdom(8/09); Autumn Equinox(9/09); Medical Education(10/09); Meditation in the Dentist’s Chair(11/09); The Chameleon(12/09); Love Letter (1/10); The Proposition (2/10); First Patient (3/10); Women Medical Student Poetry Reading (4/10); A Psychiatrist’s Guitar (5/10); The Garden of Eden (6/10); Concentration (7/10); Last Concert of Summer (8/10); Ficus Lyrata (9/10); Advice from Moody’s Diner (with mp3 file) (10/10); Questions at Doctor’s Appreciation Night Dinner (11/10); Baptism(12/10); Meditation on Manic-Depressive Illness (1/11); The Green Willow (2/11); Critters (3/11); Expert Witness (4/11); Note to Pablo Neruda (5/11); Einstein’s Happiest Moment (6/11); Deep Water Test (7/11); Robin in the Tanglewood Rafters (8/11); The Night the Planes Stopped Flying (9/11); The Diagnosis (10/11); If You Were a Cookie (11/11); New Year’s Eve (12/11) First Date (1/12); The Physics of Flight (2/12);Guitar Shopping (3/12); Emmanuel Radnitsky (4/12); Construction Site (5/12) The Laura B (6/12); The Page Turner (7/12); After the Party (8/12); Magic Tricks (9/12); Sharp Shinned Hawk (10/12); Occupational Hazards (11/12); Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (12/12); The Trees of New Jersey (1/13); Ape with a Bone (2/13); Atheist with a Poet’s Heart (3/13); Assertiveness Training (4/13); Prayer (5/13); Favorite Patient (6/13); Late Last Night (7/13); Moonrise, Tanglewood (8/13); Fathers of Only Children (9/13); Royal Blue (10/13); Suicide Rates (11/13); Modern Medieval Artist (12/13); Doctor Dumpling (1/14); X Ray Vision (2/14); Data Point (3/14); Psychiatrist Baseball Cards (4/14); Lunch Break, Residential School (5/14); The Cuffs (6/14); Practicing My Scales (7/14); August in the Dolomites (8/14); It’s Always a Brain Tumor (9/14); Extinction (10/14); Motorcycle Racer (11/14); Talk Radio, 2AM (12/14); Steel Against Steel (2/15); Sleeping Daughter (3/15); Hit by a Bus (4/15); Lazy Birder (5/15), A Curious Kind of Love (6/15); A Lobsterman Looks at the Sea (7/15); Looking Like a God (8/15); Up in Smoke (9/15); Caring for the Patient (10/15); A Psychiatrist’s Diet (11/15); Still Practicing (12/15); The Fisherman (1/16); VIP Referral (2/16); The Stethoscope (3/16); After Divorce Court (4/16); Uber Coca (5/16); Naked Mole Rat (6/16); The Hang Gliders (7/16); At the Mohegan General Store (8/16); End of the Season (9/16); Letter from Luke (10/16); The Yellow Pages (11/16); The Ladder (12/16); Professionalism Defined (1/17); The Intern’s Spot (2/17); Lung Cancer, Reverse Time-Lapse Photography (3/17); Taking the Pulse (4/17); Numbers Game (5/17); Surf Story(6/17); Housestaff Haiku (7/17); Musician Injuries (8/17); Bush Doctors (9/17); The Pledge (10/17); Boogie Child (11/17); Wound Healing (12/17)

Psychosomatic Medicine
How JFK Killed My Father, 62:219, 2000

The Forward
St. Vincents Hospital ER, 9/11/01; November, 2001

The Lancet
Berlin Wall 353:1808, 1999
Lifeline Interview, Vol 368, pS12, 2006

Ward Rounds
Our Medical Marriage, Spring, 2000

Western Journal of Medicine
Code Blue WJM 166:378, 1997