Involving a local educator in the Medical Humanities module


  • P Ravi Shankar


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Author Biography

P Ravi Shankar

1Ravi-picture.bmp Dr P Ravi Shankar is Professor of Pharmacology and Medical Education at the Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba, Kingdom of the Netherlands. He is the chair of the Curriculum Committee and the Research Committee at the institution. Dr Shankar had started a Medical Humanities module in Pokhara, Nepal and initiated and sustained a module for over five years at KIST Medical College, Lalitpur, Nepal. He is an editorial board member of BMJ Medical Humanities and Education in Medicine Journal and is a reviewer for a number of journals. He is a PSGFAIMER Fellow in Health Professions Education. He has a keen interest in the medical humanities and in creative writing, photography and trekking. At present he conducts a module every semester for first semester undergraduate medical students at Aruba.




How to Cite

Shankar, P. R. (2016). Involving a local educator in the Medical Humanities module. Research and Humanities in Medical Education, 3, 37–38. Retrieved from



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