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

Last Updated: July 7, 2020

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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 

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Authors

Melissa Motta, MD, The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Neurology and Program in Trauma (mmotta@som.umaryland.edu)
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

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