Rachel Crooks
ePatient Scholar

About Me

Rachel Crooks is a fourth year biological science student at the University of Calgary. She has always had a strong interest in medicine, however upon entering university, she decided that medicine was not the path for her until she ran head on into her own medical malady.

Rachel's diagnosis of Myasthenia Gravis and subsequent journey through the healthcare system has renewed her interest in becoming a physician.

She blogs about the patient experience and improving communication between patients and their healthcare providers.

At Medicine X 2015

Saturday, September 6 9:20 am (LK 130)
Expanding on Engel: A physician turned artist's perspective
Merleau-Ponty’s (1945) notion of the ‘lived-body’ held that we are a ‘multiphasic, experiential being and the nucleus of our consciousness / intentionality’. Therefore, it makes sense to concede... Read more
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