Jim Phelan describes the power of narrative

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Distinguished university professor and Arts and Humanities distinguished professor in the Department of English, Jim Phelan also serves as director of medical humanities and director of project narrative. He joins David Staley to define narrative theory, identify the many audiences built into narratives, and discuss how "narrative competence enhances medical competence." For more of his research, listen to this week's Voices of Excellence.

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