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Narrative Medicine Program

Our mission is to focus on the human side of medicine, to increase the satisfaction and fulfillment of students and physicians, and to chronicle the amazing world of Temple University Hospital. We do this through a celebration of and emphasis on stories and storytelling.


First Place Winner, 2022 Temple Health Essay Contest

May 12, 2022
By: Julia Marino, Class of 2024
March 21, 2022
By: Gillian Priya Saldanha, Class of 2022
September 21, 2020
By: Joe Corcoran, Class of 2021
December 17, 2019
By: Michael Vitez

Portrait of a challenging patient and those who care for him.

November 30, 2018
By: Michael Vitez

I met one patient after a heroin overdose and followed him for a year. He so badly wanted to share his story. I wondered: Could it help him?

October 23, 2018
By: Michael Vitez
June 01, 2018
By: Michael Vitez