Narrative Medicine News

Craig Irvine Writes an Appreciation of Rita Charon

Dr. Craig Irvine, Academic Director for the Master of Science in Narrative Medicine program at Columbia University, who has known Dr. Rita Charon for 20 years, has written an appreciation of her life and career on the occasion of her being named 2018 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities.

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Rita Charon Reflects on a Life of Narrative Medicine

In the fall 2018 issue of Humanities, the magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, NEH Chairman Jon Parrish interviews Dr. Rita Charon, who will deliver the 2018 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities in Washington, D.C. on October 15.

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Dr. Rita Charon Named the 2018 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities

Dr. Rita Charon, scholar, physician, originator of the field of Narrative Medicine, and faculty for the Master of Science in Narrative Medicine program at Columbia University, will deliver the 2018 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. The lecture is the highest honor the federal government bestows for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities.

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How Narrative Medicine Prepared Me for Medical School

Graduates Jonathan Chou and Dominic Decker say that the M.S. in Narrative Medicine program has shaped their medical careers in invaluable ways.

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Five Ways to Be a Better Listener

Master of Science in Narrative Medicine faculty member Murray Nossel, Ph.D. offers advice on how to become a better listener.

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Murray Nossel: The Key to Professionalism

Master of Science in Narrative Medicine faculty member Murray Nossel, Ph.D., highlights the key differences in communication among friends versus communication among coworkers.

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How Storytelling Can Improve Business Communication and Transform Workplaces

Storytelling can help businesses thrive, says Murray Nossel, Ph.D., faculty for the Master of Science in Narrative Medicine program at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies.

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Rita Charon Discusses Her Interdisciplinary Nature

Times Higher Education recently featured Narrative Medicine Executive Director Rita Charon, M.D. in an article about scholars who challenge conventions by crossing disciplines.

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Narrative Medicine Alum Gayatri Devi Redefines Alzheimer’s

A new book by Master of Science in Narrative Medicine alum Gayatri Devi, M.D. radically rewrites the story of Alzheimer’s disease by defining it as an individual spectrum disorder.

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Narrative Medicine Academic Director Published in "On Race"

Craig Irvine, Ph.D., Academic Director of Columbia University’s Master of Science in Narrative Medicine program, is included in George Yancy's new collection of interviews, "On Race," published today by Oxford University Press. 

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