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Craig Irvine

Lecturer in the Discipline of Narrative Medicine; Academic Director, MS in Narrative Medicine

Craig Irvine, Ph.D., is a founder and Academic Director of the program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. For more than 15 years, he has been designing and teaching cultural competency, ethics, Narrative Medicine, and Humanities and Medicine curricula for residents, medical students, physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, dentists, and other health professionals. He has over 20 years of experience researching the history of philosophy, phenomenology, and narrative ethics, and over 25 years of experience teaching ethics, humanities, the history of philosophy, logic, and narrative medicine at the graduate, undergraduate, and preparatory school levels. He has published articles in the areas of ethics, residency education, and literature and medicine and has presented at numerous national and international conferences on these and other topics.

Publications

  • The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine (Oxford University Press, 2017), co-author