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The second edition of Brain Candy collects poetry, nonfiction essays, short fiction, photographs, and drawings to shed light on the creative process in medicine, the city of Detroit, and the experiences of health care providers. Features submissions from medical students, physicians, and School of Medicine staff, faculty and staff from Wayne State's departments of Art, English, and Pharmacy. We have also included a section of work by some of Detroit's youngest aspiring doctors.


Arts and Humanities | Medicine and Health Sciences


Editors: Jessica Heselschwerdt (2012), Alok Sachdeva (2011), Lara Zador (2011), Deepti Reddy (2010).

Faculty Advisor: Howard Fischer, MD

Journal Design: Jocelyn Fuller

Made possible by a generous grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.