Definition

Medical Improv is the adaptation of improvisational theater principles and training techniques to improve communication, cognition, and teamwork in the field of medicine.

Who we are

Katie Watson JD and Belinda Fu MD are professional medical educators at Northwestern University and the University of Washington who also have extensive experience in improvisational theater performance and instruction. Professor Watson and Dr. Fu are collaborating to help establish the emerging field of medical improv.

Mission

Our goal is to establish and maintain the highest standard of quality for the curricular content, teaching, research, and implementation of medical improv.

UPCOMING:

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL IMPROV TRAIN-THE-TRAINER WORKSHOP

Hosted by the Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Saturday, June 13 through Wednesday, June 17, 2015
in Chicago

Registration will open this winter. If you'd like to be notified, please join our mailing list below.