Course Catalog » Medicine 170.31B

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 170.31B
Course Title: Narrative Medicine
Units: 1
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: A team-taught lecture/discussion overview of the rapidly growing field of Narrative Medicine. Sessions will include narrative approaches to medical care; literary reflections on the patient/doctor encounter; poetry and medicine; medicine in the popular press; insights from memoirs and other illness narratives; writing the medical experience; taking the patient's point of view: literature as guide to cross-cultural care.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Activities: Lecture

Instructor of Record: L. Aronson
Additional Instructor(s): P. Linde
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No