Embracing brokenness

  • Satendra Singh, MD
Keywords: Disability, Empathy, Nothing about us without us, Social model of disability

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Author Biography

Satendra Singh, MD
C360_2016-07-08-13-04-13-138.jpg Dr. Satendra Singh is Assistant Professor of Physiology at University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi. He is founding member of the Medical Humanities Group and created the disability (Infinite Ability) & Graphic Medicine subgroups within it. He is the Coordinator of the Enabling Unit (for persons with disability). He organized the first ever Theatre of the Oppressed workshop for medical students. He is a disability rights activist and was awarded the ‘Universal Design Award 2013’ for his disability initiatives. Dr Singh is adjunct faculty at Medical Education Unit, UCMS; and FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education Research) faculty at CMC Ludhiana.

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Published
2016-08-23
How to Cite
Singh, MD, S. (2016). Embracing brokenness. Research & Humanities in Medical Education, 3, 39-41. Retrieved from https://www.rhime.in/ojs/index.php/rhime/article/view/75
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Editorial