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 Successfully Manage a Project

A project manager’s biggest challenge is coping with unexpected events. The key to handling these situations is flexibility.

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Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program Ranked #1

College Choice, a college and degree ranking website, has awarded Columbia University’s Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program as the #1 master’s program of its kind in the U.S.

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David N. Hoffman Testifies on Proposed Medical Aid in Dying Bill

David N. Hoffman, healthcare attorney, clinical ethicist, and Lecturer in Professional Studies for the Master of Science in Bioethics program at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, testified before the New York State Assembly Health Committee in June on the proposed Medical Aid in Dying Bill (A2383-A) introduced by Assembly Member Amy Paulin.

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Robert Klitzman: The Terminally Ill Should Be Allowed To Die

Physician aid-in-dying has been a controversial topic in the medical community.

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Five Tips to Captivate an Audience

The biggest challenge for any public speaker is connecting with the people in the room. Here are five tips to engage your audience successfully.

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Five Ways to Maximize Your Impact on LinkedIn

If your résumé is two dimensional, only highlighting your professional experience, LinkedIn can be an opportunity to present yourself in 3D, showing your personality alongside your skills and experience. A Columbia University career management professional offers five simple tips and tricks to make your LinkedIn profile stand out.

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Understanding the Secrets of Persuasion

For decades, social scientists have developed theories that explain the secrets of persuasion. The Elaboration Likelihood Model (ELM) helps organize the theories and decide when to apply certain ones.

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Five Things to Know Before You Take a Home Genetic Test

How accurate are personal genetic tests at detecting potential diseases and illnesses? Dr. Robert Klitzman, Academic Director of the Master of Science in Bioethics program, shares five things to know before you test yourself.

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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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