What are the health humanities? How can the practice of narrative medicine inform the practice of pediatrics? In this webinar, Dr. Irène Mathieu, a poet, physician scientist, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics will discuss how these threads of her career inform and complement one another.
Join NNLM Region 1 and their guest Irène Mathieu, MD pediatrician at University of Virginia
Irène Mathieu, MD is a poet, novelist and pediatrician at University of Virginia.
As an assistant director of the program in health humanities at University of Virginia's Center for Health Humanities and Ethics, Dr. Mathieu has developed curricula for pediatric residents and medical students using poetry and literature to teach about health equity.
Her research has included work on intimate partner violence, childhood obesity prevention and disparities in gestational diabetes follow-up care in the U.S. and projects related to access to essential medications in rural Guatemala and early childhood development in the Dominican Republic.
Dr. Mathieu is interested in medical and resident education around socio-economic factors that influence the health of individuals and communities, advocacy training and community-engaged health equity research and programming. Her public health interests include environmental child health, adverse childhood experiences and resilience in both global and local communities. Dr. Mathieu believes that engagement with the local community is critical to being a good neighbor and providing excellent care. She serves on the UVA-Community Health Partnership committee and volunteers with several community organizations.
• Define health humanities
• Define narrative medicine
• Discuss the role of narrative medicine in clinical practice
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