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STORIES MATTER: HOW NARRATIVE MEDICINE CAN IMPROVE COMMUNICATION, PREVENT BURNOUT AND BUILD RESILIENCE IN HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND OTHER HUMAN BEINGS
October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Presented By: Jacqueline Genovese, MA, MFA
Art and medicine, especially literature, used to be two sides of the same coin. Even Galen had a writing practice and a scribe. Reintroducing literature and writing in manageable amounts to busy physicians can help increase empathy for self and colleagues and build community.
- Realize improvements in your writing skills
- Define methods for incorporating writing and humanities into medical education, patient care and/or their professional development schemes
- Identify the role that humanities activities can play in education/patient care activities
- Identify avenues to pursue that can improve your create or reflective writing, helping you build resilience and decrease burnout.