Minnetonka, MN—As a journalist, corporate PR manager and consultant, Syl Jones has spent his much of his career at the intersection of healthcare and communications. Merging that experience and his background as a playwright and producer of award-winning videos, Syl aims to address racial healthcare disparities by working with physicians and public health officials to craft films, theatrical presentations and journalism to move our region to create a more equitable health care system. To that end, he will use his Fellowship to pursue a master's degree in narrative medicine at Columbia University in New York City.
What have you learned about networking in the second year of your Fellowship? How has your understanding of your leadership capacity or potential changed? What are your major learnings as a result of the Fellowship?
“The Course of True Learning Never Runs Smooth”: Three Takeaways From The First Six months
Everywhere you look these days, people are talking about “story” and the importance of narrative. This is probably a good thing, but because we live in a hyper-marketing environment where competition drives large companies to seek every competitive advantage some are using story concepts in a deceptive manner.