” I read that I might write. I write that I might know what to say. ”
These words were a reminder from a classmate of mine that the humanities are all but dead in medicine. They are an opportunity to discuss failures, highlight achievements, and elaborate on thoughts experienced in and out of the halls with patients. Most importantly, they tell a story. If there is one thing I have come to believe, it is that the story – the narrative – motivates, educates, and celebrates.