Category: W3 Reflection

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article that I chose to reflect on was the Clown Doctors in NYC. The article describes how clowns are a major part of New York City hospitals and are similar to shaman healers of other cultures. They are similar…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article “Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine” makes the comparison between clown doctors in The Big Apple Circus Clown Unit with non-Western healers, specifically Shamans. Both dress in unique costumes and act in a certain behavior, and both…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine emphasizes the role of clown doctors in a few New York Hospitals. Showing the reader a glimpse of the daily routine that a clown doctors undergoes as part of the clown…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article is about “clown doctors” that work in hospitals in New York City. Clown doctors are not medical doctors with a degree but work in hospitals, particularly children’s hospital, to cheer up staff, patients, and family members. This article…

Clown Doctors in NYC

Surprisingly, there is a group called Clown Doctor working in the hospital. When I think of a hospital, I think of an area consist of only doctors, nurses and patients in a quieter environment for them to heal. And who…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article “Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine” discussed the many noticeable comparisons between traditional shaman healers of various cultures and the clown doctors of western medicine. The article depicted that both clown doctors and shaman healers use many…

Clown Doctors in NYC

I chose to discuss the article titled “Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine.” The article talks about a specific care unit in New York City hospitals called ‘The Clown Care Unit’ and how they resemble the shaman healers, which…

Clown Doctors in NYC

This article was about The Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit in New York City hospitals. Its a crew of clowns that go to work in hospitals to help ease pain and fears of not just children but parents. The…

Clown Doctors in NYC

In the clown doctors in NYC article, it begins by comparing clown doctors and regular medical doctors in pediatric  hospitals in New York City, which have obvious differences. Clown doctors try to help children heal and feel more comfortable by…

Shamans in Hospitals

The healers in this article were the Hmong Shaman. They have recently been allowed in hospitals around The United States to perform ceremonies for patients. In some hospitals they even have acquired the same clearance to walk around the hospital…