Narrative Medicine Profiles
David Keefe (’20SPS, Narrative Medicine) joined the armed forces immediately after 9/11 and served as a marine in Iraq. Now he brings communities together for an artistic process that literally transforms trauma into new understanding.
The Narrative Medicine M.S. Program at Columbia University transformed Dr. Gayatri Devi's approach to patient care. Learn how she is integrating her learnings into her practice and research.
In the Narrative Medicine program, Ramón Martinez combined his interest in science and the arts, enhanced his medical school applications, and jump-started a research career.
At SPS, Kelly Cunegundes gained new tools to understand patients and explored methods of teaching narrative medicine to her students.
Nellie Hermann, author and the Creative Director of the Narrative Medicine program, was named a 2017-2018 Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library.
A former editor for InStyle, Good Housekeeping, and Self returns to her love of literature and teaching by studying Narrative Medicine.
Once an associate of Nan Goldin and David Byrne, this Narrative Medicine alumna and now faculty member discusses the importance of the close read in health narratives.
Narrative Medicine alum Phillip Mitchell leverages his acting skills in a medical setting and helps clinicians enhance care.
The full-spectrum doula discusses Narrative Medicine, her next step as an aspiring hospital chaplain, and crafting meaning out of embodied experiences.