In this episode, Dr. Kimberly Manning describes how her teachers and mentors pushed her to develop her powerful writing, to integrate narrative medicine and storytelling into her career in medicine, and therefore, standout in her purpose. Often witness to simplistic and misrepresented stories about patients in safety net hospitals, she reflects on the privilege of writing and sharing vulnerable moments with patients to bring forward their voices. Also, she discusses advice she offers leaders in the current challenges of today, particularly in the face of racial battle fatigue.
Kimberly Manning, MD is the Associate Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. She is a Professor of Medicine and serves as residency program director for the transitional year residency program at Emory. She's a prolific writer as both in short and long form; and you can find her on Twitter where she has a robust Twitter following as well as in peer reviewed literature.
TIMESTAMPS: Intro (00:00) | Quote (01:22) | Journey (02:39) | Narratives (05:16) | Mentors (08:34) | Advice for Current and Future Leaders (14:58) | When did you become a leader? (19:42) | Self-Care (23:42) | Current Read/Listen (26:13) | Leadership Book (27:57) | Advice for Younger Self (30:32)
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