Christy Di Frances Remein, PhD, MA, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and was the inaugural Director of the Narrative Writing Program at Boston University School of Medicine. Previously, she worked at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women's Hospital, where she created and directed the Narrative Medicine Initiative for faculty and trainees. Christy studied literature and creative writing in Scotland and Australia. Her academic and research interests include medical humanities, literature and medicine, narrative writing, and medical education—and she has an abiding interest in Scottish and Australian literary studies. She has published work in various humanities-related journals, including the Journal of the Surgical Humanities, Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities, Transnational Literature, Studies in Scottish Literature , and the International Review of Scottish Studies. Her forthcoming paper in the Scottish Literary Review considers narrative competence in medical professionals as portrayed in two nineteenth-century novels.
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