Sylvia Villarreal wins annual poetry prize

Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, was recently named the winner of the 2018 Annals of Internal Medicine Poetry Prize.  Each year, one poem published during the year in Annals is selected for the award.  Villarreal’s poem, “Provisions,” appeared originally in the April 3 issue and, in recognition, will be re-published this year; Villarreal also receives a $500 prize.

“Provisions” was selected by a three-judge panel including Daniel Bosch (Emory University), Jack Coulehan, MD (Stony Brook University), and Abigail Zuger, MD (The New York Times).