Narrative Medicine

What is narrative medicine? Sayatani DasGupta, a teacher of narrative medicine at Columbia University, defines narrative medicine as “the clinical and scholarly endeavor to honor the role of story in the healing relationship”.

Narrative Medicine Monday: Each Monday I’ll post a narrative medicine piece on this blog, a short discussion, a few questions and a related prompt. I hope this will provide a place for thoughtful reflection and discussion about medicine and how narrative medicine can help tell patient and provider stories in a meaningful way.

Intima: The narrative medicine online journal out of Columbia University.

Hektoen International: A journal of medical humanities.

Pulse: Narrative medicine poems and essays, published weekly.

Bellevue Literary Review: A literary journal focused on illness, health and healing. 

Blood and Thunder: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine’s humanities journal.

Hospital Drive: The literary and humanities journal of the University of Virginia School of Medicine.