Some Lessons for Medicine from a Career in Communications

Our nation’s medical and scientific communities are powerful, essential – and misunderstood. And that misunderstanding fuels a lot of missed opportunities for us lay folks to support your work. So from Mark Twain to Game of Thrones, here’s some hard-won wisdom for communicating your craft.

Storytelling in Healthcare for Social Change

Whether by faculty or peers who openly express disappointment in their choice to pursue primary care or by curricula that seem designed to steer trainees into subspecialties, nearly all summit participants had a story to tell about being shamed for their interest in the field. Nearly all felt marginalized.