Rachael Zacks

Rachael Zacks, MD, MPH is currently the chief resident at Harvard's Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency program. She is a proud board-certified internal medicine physician who has spent the last three years deploying to international humanitarian disasters, working with refugee and disadvantaged populations and contributing to a variety of domestic disaster response and emergency preparedness projects. She hopes to use her love of writing and storytelling to continue to share how healthcare providers and patients can work together to create a healthier world.

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Published works

Creative Nonfiction

The Chair in the Bathroom

Rachael Zacks

Nature is calling. As a new intern in the medical intensive care unit (MICU) my bladder is not yet trained to resist this instinctual human need. The team has been rounding for six hours, discussing ... [+]

Finalist - Community Long Story Short Award 2022 - Creative Nonfiction