Graduate Student, Columbia University
Courtni Jeffers is currently a graduate student in the Narrative Medicine Program at Columbia University. Prior to her time at Columbia she earned a bachelor’s degree in Medical Humanities and a bachelor’s degree in Biology at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Indiana. After completing her M.S. in Narrative Medicine, Courtni hopes to pursue osteopathic medicine with a specialty in hospice care. She is passionate about writing and hopes to use the art of storytelling to facilitate honest and healing conversations about the end of life, with her hospice patients and their families.