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Gretchen Berland, MD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

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Gretchen Berland, MD

Research Summary

Understanding the patient’s perspective, particularly in the context outside of the clinical arena is an essential, though often overlooked, component of the doctor–patient relationship. Is currently studying the perspective of the individual wheelchair user with communications technologies and several qualitative methods. Also interested in using video to study health care delivery in the emergent medical setting, specifically medical codes and operative traumas. Developing a seminar series on the role of media and medicine with the Yale Clinical Scholars Program.


Research Interests

Motion Pictures; Wheelchairs; Qualitative Research; Healthcare Disparities

Selected Publications