Rebuilding a Curriculum of Caring for Healthcare
This essay was written as a project paper for for the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellowship in which I was a 2013 Fellow.
"May I see in all who suffer only the fellow human being"
As Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter has written, change is often a result of “Big Vision and Small Steps.” The Big Vision is creating and curating The Course in Compassion: A Curriculum of Caring (The Course). The small, essential and crucial steps are to pilot a series of medical humanities courses in all six modules, and, utilizing longitudinal data analysis, create metrics to measure patient outcomes and satisfaction over time, and physician satisfaction through their careers.