April 19, 2022

How Doctors Use stories to Cope with COVID

Narrative Medicine is a discipline in which doctors and nurses use the principles of literature and art to better understand patients’ stories and incorporate them into their practices, by asking many questions and carefully listening to their patient’s answers. 

In Los Angeles, Narrative Medicine is now being taught at USC Keck School of Medicine and at the new Kaiser Permanente medical school.

Read the LA Times coverage
  • Dr. Pamela Schaff discusses narrative medicine at USC’s Keck School of Medicine as Chioma Moneme, a student in the class of 2020, looks on.
    Chris Shinn