Viswanath L SwamyMichigan State College of Human Medicine · Medicine
Viswanath L Swamy
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Viswanath (Veesh) Swamy is a current M.D. Candidate at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He holds a Masters of Science in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University in New York and a Bachelors of Science in Global Supply Chain from Wayne State University.
August 2020 - May 2024
Michigan State College of Human Medicine
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Abstract: Medicine is an increasingly photography-driven field. Historically, conventional forms of photography have been used for diagnostic, teaching, and progress purposes, ranging from didactics to documentation. 1 Nonetheless, the application of photographic techniques for therapy and clinical purposes has been growing in recent years 2 , but...
The backbone of an effective patient-doctor relationship is communication. Dialogue, understood as a two-way and cooperative style of communication, is essential in maintaining a balance of power between doctors and patients, and ensuring that patients are fully understood. In this paper, I apply ideas from philosopher Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of th...