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Narrative Medicine: A Vehicle for Self-Reflection and Enhanced Patient Care

WCMC Narrative Medicine Group

Dr. Susan Ball, Associate Attending Physician and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Center for Special Studies (HIV/AIDS) at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College is interviewed by Dr. Ron Adelman, Executive Director of the Liz Claiborne Center for Humanism in Medicine and Co-Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, about the importance of narrative medicine in medical training.  Dr. Ball, who has a master’s degree in Narrative Medicine, discusses her experience facilitating an interdisciplinary group of healthcare professionals including analysis of literary pieces as well as responsive writing by participants.

Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medicine New York, NY