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Reilly, Jo Marie; Trial, Janet; Piver, Debra E.; Schaff, Pamela B. – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2012
Abstract: Developing and nurturing empathy in medical trainees has been recognized as an essential element of medical education. Theater may be a unique instructional modality to increase empathy training. Methods: A multi-disciplinary team developed a theater workshop for first year medical students. Through the use of theater games, art images…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Empathy, Medical Students, Medical Education
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Reilly, Jo Marie; Ring, Jeffrey – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2006
There are many physical and emotional demands that are required in the professional training and socialization of a physician. Writing for self-expression and awareness has been shown to improve personal growth and decrease stress levels. Using writing as a tool in residency training as a forum for exchange and self-expression can foster a…
Descriptors: Physicians, Well Being, Writing (Composition), Family Practice (Medicine)