Bethany Shieh, SPT is a second year DPT student at Northwestern University. She is a nursery assistant, a personal care assistant, and a social media intern for the physical therapy department at Northwestern. The book The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman sparked her interest in medical humanities and cultural competency in healthcare. In her free time, she enjoys reading and taking long walks.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation offers a mailing list with periodic updates about new articles.