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Narrative Medicine and the Meaningful Life, University of Missouri

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posted on 2022-07-06, 16:20 authored by Post Discipline AdminPost Discipline Admin
The 4th year medical student will attend didactics and participate in discussions. They will complete suggested readings (short stories, poems and essays), assessments and writing assignments/projects. May be repeated for credit. Fourth-year elective only. 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 Data was collected and accurate in 2021/22.


Subject Area


Geographic Region

West North Central

University or College

University of Missouri

Funding Status


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)


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

40467; 79030

Course Title

Narrative Medicine and the Meaningful Life

Terminal Degree of Instructor(s)


Position of Instructor(s)

Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Academic Year(s) Active

2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23

Course Enrolment


Primary Works on Reading List

Richard Reynolds, On Doctoring: Stories, Poems, Essays.

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