Bio


Christy Hartman is the program manager for the medical humanities and arts program at the Stanford School of Medicine. 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, 2011-2020, Christy mentored Braden Grant recipients, co-teaching narrative storytelling and production workshops, including Introduction to Podcast Storytelling. Christy is the founder of Medical Humanities Story Lab, and a sometimes teacher at Writer's Studio.

Christy holds a Master of Arts degree in Ecological Psychology and Environmental Humanities, a graduate certificate in writing from the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Philosophy and Geography (Environmental). In earthier realms, she 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.


Book a medical humanities storytelling appointment through the Stanford Health Library: https://healthlibrary.stanford.edu/shc-storytelling/med-hum-storylab.html

Current Role at Stanford


Program Manager, Medical Humanities and the Arts Program