Annie Brewster, MD, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
In this webinar, Annie Brewster, MD discusses the transformational power of sharing patient voices and stories. A new diagnosis is just the starting point. The patient will then begin their journey of integrating this diagnosis into their life, into their relationships and their identity. Brewster discusses the power of patient stories and how they can improve health care and spur innovations that meet patient needs.
About the Presenter
Annie Brewster is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and a practicing internist at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. She is also a patient, diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2001. She has been collecting and sharing patient stories since 2010. In 2013, she founded Health Story Collaborative, a nonprofit organization committed to empowering patients and their loved ones, building community, strengthening patient-provider connections and ultimately transforming healthcare through storytelling.