People, not just patients

Storytelling and narrative medicine with Dr Benjamin Schwartz.
 

Ben is an MD, a cartoonist for the New Yorker, and a lecturer at Columbia University. We met up with him at UK Cystic Fibrosis Conference (UKCFC) in 2016 to find out about the importance of storytelling in healthcare, and why it's vital to stop and think about the people you're working with, rather than just their condition or symptoms. 

Exclusive video content

Watch as Ben crafts a brilliant cartoon on personalised medicine just for us, below. Want to find out more? There's an exclusive video interview with Ben where he explains narrative medicine and why communication is a key part of the important relationship between clinicians and people with cystic fibrosis. Use the buttons at the bottom of this page to register or log in to watch it now!

UK Cystic Fibrosis Conference

The UK Cystic Fibrosis Conference (UKCFC) is the UK's biggest conference dedicated to all aspects of clinical care and research in the field of cystic fibrosis (CF). Find out when and where this year's event will be taking place.

UKCFC 2016

UKCFC 2016 took place at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, and focused on the impact of personalised medicines on the lives of people with CF and their families.

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