Christy is the Senior Program Manager for the Center for Faculty Development & Diversity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In this role, she directs creative initiatives and programming, develops curricula and manages academic symposia for Harvard Medical School faculty and trainees with appointments at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In particular, she leads the Brigham’s innovative Narrative Medicine Initiative, including creation of the Narrative Medicine Toolkit & Curriculum. She also serves as Administrative Director for the BWH Faculty Mentoring Leadership Program and Women’s Leadership Program. Additionally, Christy is responsible for looking after internal and external collaborations and engaging in task forces with leadership, educators and faculty stakeholders to further the development of strategic initiatives key to advancing the hospital’s mission and vision as it relates to faculty development.
Christy earned her MA in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide in Australia and PhD in Literature – with a focus on Scottish Studies – from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. She writes (and sometimes publishes) fiction, poetry and literary criticism.