Narrative Medicine Lecturer Awarded a Fulbright Grant to Bring the Discipline to Malaysia

June 5, 2024

This past January, Catherine Rogers (’15SPS, Narrative Medicine), current lecturer in the M.S. in Narrative Medicine and co-director of Columbia's Narrative Medicine International, was awarded her third Fulbright grant. Rogers used the 2024 Fulbright Specialist grant to travel to Malaysia and establish a narrative medicine program at Universiti Hospital Malaya Faculty of Medicine in Kuala Lumpur. She was joined by and collaborated on the Malaysian residency with Dr. Leeai Chong, M.D.; Dr. Hui Siu Tan, M.D.; and Deepu Gowda, M.D., director of clinical practice for Columbia Narrative Medicine and assistant dean for medical education and associate professor of clinical science at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine. (Read the full article here)