Dr. Irene Mathieu is an academic pediatrician, writer, educator and public health researcher focused on teaching health equity through the medical humanities. In this episode, she defines narrative medicine and discusses the role of poetry as a narrative medicine tool. She also explores how narrative medicine impacts medical education, particularly looking at outcomes such as empathy, tolerance for ambiguity, and burnout, as well as how narrative medicine frames how we teach medical students and residents about health equity, power differentials and more.
Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with CHOP subject-matter-experts as they weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians. This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients.
This Primary Care Perspectives Podcast episode was originally released on November 11, 2020.
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