Christy Hartman serves as Program Coordinator to the medical humanities and arts program at the Stanford School of Medicine, known colloquially as "Medicine & the Muse." Working alongside Jacqueline Genovese, she earned a CASE Circle of Excellence Gold Award in Digital Communications for the "Med Muse 4 U" newsletter in 2021.

A long-time podcast producer and mentor for the Stanford Storytelling Project, Christy mentored Braden Grant recipients, co-teaching narrative storytelling and production workshops, including Intro to Podcast Storytelling (Oral Comm 127) from 2011-2021. Now an administrator, she is an occasional guest lecturer, and the founder of Medical Humanities Story Lab.

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Christy holds an MA in Ecological Psychology and Environmental Humanities, a graduate certificate in writing from the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, and dual BA degrees in Philosophy and Environmental Geography. As an undergraduate, she was awarded the Building Environmental Campus Community (BECC) Fellowship from the Sierra Club for grassroots organizing, and holds certificates in Regenerative Economic Design, and Four-Season Permaculture Design.

Her essays have been published in Souvenir Lit Journal, About Place Journal, the Stanford Daily, and in the book, Aftermath: Explorations of Loss & Grief.

Current Role at Stanford

Program Coordinator, Medicine & the Muse Program