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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Clinical Pathways in Narrative Medicine

Please join us for a Narrative Medicine information session, featuring a panel of Narrative Medicine alumni who have taken their training into healthcare—from curricular design in medical school to clinical practice.

M.S. Degree: Full-Time or Part-Time | On-Campus | 8+ Months

In the 1970s, three-fourths of Americans reported having trust in medical professionals. Today, only about a quarter report confidence in the healthcare system, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. As medicine continues to advance, so does the need to listen to patients with narrative competency.

Columbia University’s Master of Science in Narrative Medicine prepares health professionals, writers, advocates, and scholars to apply the skills and values of narrative understanding to improve outcomes for both patients and caregivers, and to investigate issues pertinent to health and healthcare in a rigorous transdisciplinary setting. This flagship graduate program is the first of its kind, and is a worldwide leader. Graduates are poised to become educators and leaders in healthcare and beyond.

CPA: Part-Time | Online Asynchronous | Up to 3 Years

In addition to the full-time or part-time M.S., the program offers a Certification of Professional Achievement in Narrative Medicine.