Tag: art in medicine

Habiba Ahmed Habiba Ahmed (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Habiba Ahmed is a medical student at UNC Chapel Hill SOM interested in going into pediatrics! She attended the University of Kentucky for undergrad, where she obtained a B.S. in neuroscience. She is passionate about kiddos, advocacy, equity and inclusion, social justice, narrative medicine, patient-centered care, and a good iced latte. She also loves singing and doing henna tattoos!

Traditional South Asian Dance: A Medium to Understand the Illness Experience

In disease and in health, our bodies tell stories. But more often than not, these stories are left unheard and unseen. A meaningful method for illuminating untold stories is through traditional/classical dance forms. Dance especially is a space for knowledge and roles to be authentically represented. For marginalized communities in particular, traditional dance has for centuries been a medium for creative expression and healing despite how circumstances and society have complicated their access to care.

Betelhem Yohannes Betelhem Yohannes (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of Washington School of Medicine

Betelhem is a fourth year medical student at University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA class of 2023. She graduated from University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. She enjoys creative writing and spending time with friends and family in her free time.