About Us

Hospital Drive is the on-line literary and humanities journal of the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  The journal publishes original literature and art on themes of health, illness, and healing.

The editorial board and outside reviewers will judge each submission anonymously. Poems, short fiction, essays, visual arts, and audio and video art will be considered.  Issues will be published 3 to 4 times a year and may include invited work.

Paul Shepherd

Founding Editor and Poetry Editor:
Daniel Becker, MD, MPH

Prose Editor:
Linda Kobert

Managing Editor
Carrie Gumm

Editorial Staff:
Sarah Schall
Annelise Wilhite
Lexie Lulu Wang
Christa Tabacaru
Amanda St. Ivany
Ashley Davis
Dan Luftig
Olivia Quach
Hui Zhao
Colin Hill
Alice Meiss
Ambika Babbar
Charlotte Heppner

Hospital Drive is the name of an actual road at the University of Virginia.  Set between Thomas Jefferson’s original academic village and the earliest buildings of the School of Medicine, it brings visitors into a community of scholars, teachers, healers, artists and the people they serve.

The image for our banner was provided by Murray Whitehill