Pulse newmasthead 10th anniv 2252x376px

Welcome to Pulse

Telling the personal story of health care...by and for everyone--patients, health professionals and students of narrative medicine.

Subscribe/Energize


new subscription

Join the 11,000+ who receive Pulse weekly



energize subscription 
Energize your subscription
with a contribution and
keep
Pulse vibrant

Thank you for your
2018 donations!


 
 
Readers tell us their stories...
 
morevoicesblue
 
This month...
  A Fresh Start
 

Encounters

mainencounterspicEncounters, our latest feature: Patients talk about their healthcare experiences and share stories about their lives outside the doctor's office.

Latest Comments

  • Wounded Healer
    Amy McVay Abbott
    This is a fantastic story and an amazing piece of writing. You made an incredible transformation from ...

    Read more...

     
  • visiting hours
    Carole MacRury
    Such a ring of authenticity in Pris Campbell's haiku. As one who has spent a fair bit of time at ...

    Read more...

     
  • The OR in Promise
    Chuck Joy
    A thrilling read, dramatic. A nicely graphic presentation of a flow that’d grace any spoken word ...

    Read more...

Pulse Links