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Literature and Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick

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The overall aim of this elective is to improve the students’ ability to read and discuss with other students and faculty member(s) a literary work which encompasses medical, socio-cultural and/or historical issues. Goals of the elective include to improve cooperation, interaction, and introspection skills through the use of small group discussion and narrative analysis.This elective will be open to all participants. Various Rutgers RWJMS core competencies of patient care, interpersonal skills, practice-based learning and professionalism will be addressed. This elective can be taken by third- or fourth-year medical students. Attached information refers to third-year version, but fourth-year version is exactly the same. This information has been collected for the Post-Discipline Online Syllabus Database. The database explores the use of literature by schools of professional education in North America. It forms part of a larger project titled Post-Discipline: Literature, Professionalism, and the Crisis of the Humanities, led by Dr Merve Emre with the assistance of Dr Hayley G. Toth. You can find more information about the project at https://postdiscipline.english.ox.ac.uk/. Data was collected and accurate in 2021/22.

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Subject Area

Medicine

Geographic Region

Middle Atlantic

University or College

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick

Funding Status

Public

Endowment (according to NACUBO's U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change* in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20) ($1,000)

1484381

Annual Tuition and Mandatory Fees 2021-2022 ($) (Resident; Non-resident, where applicable)

46297; 70187

Course Title

Literature and Medicine

Terminal Degree of Instructor(s)

MD; MD

Position of Instructor(s)

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Course Enrolment

30

Primary Works on Reading List

Mark Doty, Heaven's Coast; Anne Fadiman, Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down; Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog; J. M. Coetzee, Waiting for the Barbarians; Toni Morrison, Love; Salman Rushdie, and The Ground Beneath Her Feet.

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