Jacqueline Genovese holds an MFA in Creative Non-Fiction Writing and a master’s degree in Medical Humanities. She teaches writing and literature for Stanford students who are veterans or military-related, and she leads a literature and medicine series at Stanford Hospital for physicians and at VA San Francisco for health professionals. As Executive Director of the Medicine and the Muse Program in medical humanities and the arts at the Stanford School of Medicine, she coordinates multiple events, workshops and multidisciplinary education initiatives. She was the co-lead on Frankenstein@200, a campus wide initiative recognizing the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. She is a writer for Scopeblog and is a member of the Stanford Physician Wellness Committee. She has presented at numerous conferences on her work at the intersection of literature, the military and medicine, including most recently at the Air Force Academy. She is co-author of an article with Dr. Jonathan Berek that appeared in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, titled, Can Arts and Communications Improve Physician Wellness and Mitigate Physician Suicide? http://ascopubs.org/doi/full/10.1200/JCO.2015.65.1778?sid=2473f432-00ca-4564-b4b6-0883ecbb4a58 Jacqueline received the Stanford School of Medicine Inspiring Change Leadership Award and an Award of Appreciation from the Stanford Undergraduate Veteran's Associaton. She has received numerous awards for her work in publications and video, include a CASE Circle of Excellence Silver Medal Award and an IABC International Golden Quill Award. Jacqueline has worked in higher education administration in the areas of publications, communications, media relations and development operations. She earned a bachelor's degree in history from the College of William and Mary, where she was inducted into the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. Jacqueline is the proud mom of three amazing young adults and Nana to an adorable grandson.
Current Role at Stanford
Executive Director of the Medicine & the Muse Program
Co-Lead: Frankenstein@200 2017-2018 Initiative
Teaching Lead, War Literature & Writing class for military affiliated students
Co-teacher, War and Fiction for non military and military affiliated students
Facilitator, Literature & Medicine Dinner & Discussion Series
Frankenstein@200: The Stanford Monster Project, Stanford School of Mediicne and partners
A year long project in recognisiton of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein.
Service, Volunteer and Community Work
Straits of Mare Island Rowing Association
A whale boat rowing club that competes in the Bay Area Rowing Association League and also performs community service in Vallejo, CA