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UMMS Medical Humanities Path of Excellence - An Information Resource Starter Kit

Find information resources, skills and strategies to support the University of Michigan Medical School's Medical Humanities Path of Excellence.

The Examined Life Journal

The Examined Life Journal explores "the confluence of art and medicine" and is published by the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. A nonfiction piece and a poem from the current issue can be previewed without a subscription.


Use the Library catalog, Mirlyn, to search for narrative medicine books. The filters, including the subject "Medicine in Literature" and the format "Biography," can be helpful!


Selected Articles


Finding Scholarly Literature

Narrative medicine includes scholarly communication written by physicians. The publication and study type filters in databases can help you retrieve case reports and other observational studies.