Narrative Medicine News

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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5 Questions with Rita Charon, Director of the Virginia Apgar Academy

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.

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Spring 2017 Narrative Medicine Rounds Feature Bestselling Authors and New Yorker Staff Writers

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.

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Narrative Medicine Alumnus Lands Academic Job

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.

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