Narrative Medicine News
In May, Rita Charon, M.D., Ph.D., was named director of the Virginia Apgar Academy, a community of educators at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S). In this Q&A, she speaks about her new role, the importance that doctors talk with people outside the field of medicine, and what’s next for her.
The Spring 2017 Narrative Medicine Rounds includes Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, the widow of the late Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of When Breath Becomes Air, and New Yorker staff writer Rachel Aviv.
Phillip Mitchell, Narrative Medicine ('13), has a new position as the Assistant Director of Interprofessional Practice and Education at the Western University of Health Sciences, Northwest.
Rika Burnham, of the Frick Collection and arts education initiatives, brings The Literature of Art to the School of Professional Studies' Narrative Medicine program.
Oxford University Press is publishing The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine, coauthored by seven members of the Narrative Medicine program faculty.
Shane Bauer spent four months as a prison guard and reported on it for Mother Jones, in one of the most important pieces of journalism to emerge this year. At Narrative Medicine Rounds, he took a capacity audience behind the scenes.
Proudly attired in Columbia blue caps and gowns, students across the University’s 12 master’s programs celebrate their graduation.
Ten students in their final year of study at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies have each received a $2,000 Innovation Scholarship to be applied toward tuition.
“Culture change needs to have full C-Suite and leadership buy-in to be successful.”
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