Posted: July 7, 2020

The Brain is Kind of a Big Deal: Medical Humanism in Neurology

Description

During the course of 4 weeks, students will gain exposure to Medical Humanism and other Health Systems Science concepts in Neurology. The students will complete a final project of their choice related to the humanistic dimensions in the practice of neurology. 

Humanism in Neurology Course Modules: 
1.    Live Remote Rounds 
2.    Clinical Reasoning Skills 
3.    Theory of Knowledge
4.    Clinical Ethics
5.    Public Health Ethics 
6.    Taking an Oral History 
7.    Narrative Medicine 
8.    Spirituality in Medicine 
9.    Shared Decision-making 
10.    Patient and Family Engagement 
11.    Film and Book Discussion 

Authors

Melissa Motta, MD, The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Neurology and Program in Trauma
Mathew Jaffa, DO, The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Neurology and Program in Trauma
Mitra Haeri, MD, The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Neurology
Lakshman Kalasupid, MS, The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Neurology and Program in Trauma
Neil Porter, MD, The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Neurology
Rainer vonCoellen, MD, The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Neurology

Contact

mmotta@som.umaryland.edu

Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)

Domain

Practice Based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Synchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Discussion, Small Group [≤12]
Case-Based Instruction/Learning
Peer Teaching

Keywords

Clinical Ethics, Clinical Reasoning Skills, Humanism, Narrative Medicine, Film and Books, Spirituality in Medicine, Public Health Ethics, Theory of Knowledge, Patient and Family Engagement, Live Remote Rounds, Oral History, Shared Decision-making