Ricardo Nuila is an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, where his duties include working as a hospitalist at Ben Taub General Hospital, as well as teaching internal medicine and medical humanities to residents and medical students. His essays have appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Ricardo is also a fiction writer. His stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Ninth Letter, and The Indiana Review, among other places, and have been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories 2011. He is currently working on a collection of these stories. He teaches the Literature and Medicine course in the Medicine and Society program, and collaborates with other faculty within the Honors Program in Health Professions.