There is a growing body of research that suggests that exposing medical trainees to the humanities (including: literature, film, poetry, and visual arts) fosters enhanced critical reflection and empathy in physician-patient encounters. Furthermore, such exposure celebrates the subjective and emotional facets of learning alongside more conventional scientific/evidence-based approaches.
1. Learn approaches to teaching critical reflection and close reading of texts and images
2. Gain experience and ability to teach these skills;
3. Explore future directions for the integration of humanities competency into medical education.
Professional Development Coordinator
Status only appointment with Faculty of Nursing
Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, 209 Victoria Street, Room 216