By Medical Students, for Medical Students: A Narrative Medicine Antiracism Program

A study by Narrative Medicine MS alumnx Yoshiko Iwai, Sarah Holdren, Felix Gabriel Lopez & colleagues

May 17, 2024

Medical schools have sought to incorporate concepts of race and racism in their curricula to facilitate students’ abilities to grapple with healthcare disparities in the United States; however, these efforts frequently fail to address implicit bias or equip students with cultural humil- ity, reflective capacity, and interpersonal skills required to navigate racialized systems in healthcare. The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate an antiracism narrative medicine (NM) program designed by and for preclinical medical students. (See full study here