Dr. Rita Charon: Narrative Roads to the Goals of Healing


From Catherine MacLean ’14:

Rita Charon, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and Executive Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia. She practices internal medicine at Columbia Presbyterian. She is the author of Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness and co-editor of Stories Matter: The Role of Narrative in Medical Ethics, and has published multiple articles on narrative training, empathy and reflective practice among medical practitioners and students.

Her presentation will center on using these methods in caring for patients.

This is a part of the Reality Check series, presented in a partnership between AMSA, the Career Center, and the Wesleyan Writing Certificate.

Date: Friday, February 21st
Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Cost: Free
Place: Usdan 108

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