"Contemplating Retirement"

"Patients get better, treatments end, openings appear in my schedule and I leave them open..."

Any Good Poem

Richard Berlin, MD, shares his poem "Contemplating Retirement," which appears in the October 2022 issue of Psychiatric Times™.

Dr Berlin has been writing a poem about his experience of being a doctor every month for the past 24 years in Psychiatric Times™ the “Poetry of the Times” column. He is instructor in psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts. His latest book is Freud on My Couch.