University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Humanism, Communication, and Empathy Curriculum

Compassion. Patient-Centeredness. Caring. Kindness.

The Empathy Course, developed by Mariah Quinn, MD, MPH, and Amy Zelenski, PhD, emphasizes reflection, play, and reconnection with your own humanity, and connection with your colleagues. The skills you will practice will augment your own resilience and improve your communication and relationship skills. 

Take a look at these images to see your predecessors engaged in our course, which uses multiple humanities-informed and neuroscience-based techniques. The photos show an activity at Allen Centennial Gardens, an improv session, and a meeting at the Chazen Museum.

We look forward to working with you! 

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Outdoors
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Bridge
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Together
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Smiling
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Workshop
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