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Methods in Narrative Medicine Workshop Series

Learn How to Listen Attentively and Empathize

When Mar 02, 2022
from 03:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Speaker Pre-Health Advisor
Speaker Information Pre-Health Advising Staff
Where Zoom Video Conference
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The Pre-Health Advising Office in partnership Columbia University's Masters Program in Narrative Medicine will be offering a Methods in Narrative Medicine workshop series.

These Basic Workshops provide an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of Narrative Medicine. These intensive workshops will offer rigorous skill-building in narrative competence.

Participants will learn effective techniques for attentive listening, adopting others' perspectives, accurate representation, and reflective reasoning.

Sessions will focus on reconceptualizing empathy, narrative ethics, bearing witness, and illness narratives. Professionalism, cultural competence, bioethical competence, interpersonal communication skills, self-reflective practice, and ability to work with health care teams can be strengthened by increasing narrative competence.

You may also include this experience on your application to health professional schools.


  • You must attend all six workshops.
  • You must actively participate in workshop discussions and activities.
  • You bring a notebook and a pen for your in-class writing assignments.

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