“Graphic medicine and literary pathographies: The aesthetics and politics of illness narratives in contemporary comics and literature” (PathoGraphics) analyzes English and German works from an inter-medial and cross-cultural perspective.
LITMED: Literature, Arts, Medicine DatabaseThe Literature, Arts and Medicine Database (LitMed) is a collection of literature, fine art, visual art and performing art annotations created as a dynamic, comprehensive resource for scholars, educators, students, patients, and others interested in medical humanities. It was created by faculty of the New York University School of Medicine in 1993. The annotations are written by an invited editorial board of scholars from all over North America.
This PubMed search is only searching for "Narrative Medicine" within the defined MESH terms. MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) is the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary used for indexing articles for PubMed. "Narrative Medicine" was included as a MESH term in 2018, consequently articles published before 2018 which could be categorized as "Narrative Medicine" may not be included in the search results. Search String: "Narrative Medicine"[Mesh]
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Life of Breath is a five year (2015-20) research project funded by the Wellcome Trust. It is led jointly by Prof Jane Macnaughton (Durham University) and Prof Havi Carel (University of Bristol). The Life of Breath team includes researchers from a number of different subjects including medicine, philosophy, anthropology, history, arts and literature. The group also works with the British Lung Foundation, people affected by lung disease, healthcare professionals and people who use their breath in interesting ways (e.g. musicians).
The Nocturnists is a medical storytelling live show and podcast where healthcare workers are free to pause and examine their inner landscapes. Since 2016, we’ve produced over a dozen live performances in the Bay Area and New York City, and 3 seasons of our podcast, featuring live stories followed by a conversation between me and the storyteller. Our work has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Magazine, and the Bay Area Science Festival.
In the wake of George Floyd’s murder in the summer of 2020, The Nocturnists sought to give voice to the experience of Black healthcare workers. We partnered with Dr. Ashley McMullen and Dr. Kimberly Manning to produce another audio diary series called “Black Voices in Healthcare,” which highlights stories of Black pain, Black joy, and Black excellence in medicine.
The Permanente Journal is a peer-reviewed journal of medical science, social science in medicine, and medical humanities. The Permanente Press publishes The Permanente Journal and books related to Kaiser Permanente and health care to advance knowledge in scientific research, clinical medicine, and innovative health care delivery.
The Permanente Press, in conjunction with The Permanente Journal presents this medical literary and arts e-journal, leaflet -- to open greater opportunity to share the creative visual and written works of physicians and nurses.
Sara ElShafie, a PhD candidate at UC Berkeley, discusses what can happen when scientists partner with professional storytellers.
PLOS (The Public Library of Science) is a non profit publisher and advocacy organization on a mission to lead a transformation in research communication.
The Online Schedule includes registration for virtual workshops in writing & Narrative Medicine. Workshops open to health care professionals (active and retired), parents, patients, storytellers, musicians, etc.