22 min

Primary Care Perspectives: Teaching Health Equity through Poetry and Narrative Medicine - Episode 90 Primary Care Perspectives: Podcast for Pediatricians

    • Health & Fitness

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.

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.

22 min

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