Charlotte Axelrod

Charlotte Axelrod MSc

Charlotte Axelrod is a senior medical student at the University of Toronto and a lover of art, stories, culture, and crossword puzzles. She graduated with a Master's in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University in 2019 and has been explaining her degree to politely confused preceptors ever since. She has delivered Narrative Medicine workshops in New York and Toronto. Charlotte also seeks ways to integrate visual art into her medical training, serving as Art Director for The Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook and creating illustrations for use in clinical guidelines, patient communications, and educational videos. Her work was recently featured on the cover of the University of Toronto Medical Journal. Throughout medical school, she researches and advocates for the greater inclusion of humanities curricula in undergraduate medical education.