Category: W3 Reflection

Clown Doctors

I chose Clown Doctors because I have children myself and also one of my best friend’s is a pediatrician. I found this article to be quite interesting with the research provided. I personally do not like clowns and before I…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article “Clown Doctors: Healers of Western Medicine” shows how clowns resemble shamans and traditional healers. Clowns are used in several hospitals across New York Cit. The Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit works hand and hand with medial physicians…

The Horse Boy

The film that I found the most interesting is the one titled “The Horse Boy.” This movie is about a couple with a son named Rowan who suffers from autism. At the beginning of the film, a young couple from…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article on clown doctors described an organization called the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit which consists of professional clowns that come into the children’s wards of hospitals in New York City to help cheer up and distract children…

A Doctor for Disease, a Shaman for the Soul

I decided to explore the New York Times article, “A Doctor for Disease, a Shaman for the Soul” this week. The article explores Mercy Medical Center’s (Merced, California) approach to medicine by connecting western medical practices with traditional Hmong shaman…

The Horse Boy

I chose to reflect on this film, because I found it personally inspiring. This film was all about a little boy named Rowan who had autism. He suffered not only from the regular symptoms of autism but also from other…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The Clown Doctors in NYC article was quite interesting. Clown doctors in pediatric wards in NYC hospitals aided in spiritual healing among the children and families there. While they don’t actually do any of the work a physician would do like…