Episode 3: Creativity in the curriculum
“What Are You Doing Creatively These Days?”
That is the very question that Dr. Niamh Kelly, associate professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia, asks in her article published in the journal Academic Medicine.
In this episode, Tochi Awachie interviews Dr. Kelly about her formative experiences in science, her inspiration from Sir Ken Robinson’s TED talk, and the role of creativity in the medical curriculum.
Read Dr. Kelly’s article on creativity here: https://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Fulltext/2012/11000/What_Are_You_Doing_Creatively_These_Days_.20.aspx#P18
Watch Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk here: https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity
Thanks to Darlina Liu for producing and editing this episode and making our podcast logo, and the band Trisomy Rescue for providing our intro music.