Editorial Staff

Founding Editors
Hans Steiner, MD Professor Emeritus, Director of Pegasus Physician Writers at Stanford
Audrey Shafer, MD Professor of Anesthesiology, Director of Medicine and the Muse

Editor in Chief
Jennifer Pien, MD

Executive Editor
Matt Stevenson, MD

Art Director: Sam Rodriguez, MD

Assistant Art Editor
Shin Mei Chan
Asheen Rama, MD

Advisory Board
Abraham Verghese, MD Professor of Medicine, Author
Tom Wallace, Conde Nast Editorial Director
Steve Asch, MD Professor of Medicine
Irv Yalom, MD Professor Emeritus, Author
Rosanne Spector, Stanford Medicine Magazine Editor
Lucy Kalanithi, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Bill Meffert, MD Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Author
Michael Berkwits, MD JAMA Digital Editor

Managing Editor
Natasha Gupta

Senior Editors
Tayyeba Ali, MD, Fiction Editor
Richard Mamelok, MD Poetry Editor
Julia Nordgren, MD Nonfiction Editor
Lauren Edwards, MD Academic Editor
Marilyn Yalom, PhD Academic Editor

Editor-at-Large
Lisa Jacobs, MD

Design Consultants
TJ & Lindsay Tucker

Senior Developer
James Yau

Associate Editor
Stephen Marcott, Stanford Medical Student