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The Walking Gallery: Year 5

This is the fifth year of the Walking Gallery of Healthcare.  We now number over 300 members walking around the world with patient story paintings on our backs. This “walking wall” is changing minds and opening hearts. We are attending medical conferences where often there isn’t a patient speaker on the dais or in the audience. We are providing a patient voice, and by doing so, are changing the conversation. An artist or artists interviews medical professionals and lay individuals to form a patient centric narrative. The artist then creates representational imagery and paint that picture story upon the business jacket of the provider of the narrative account. The provider of the patient story aka “Walker” wears the jacket to medical conferences and events in order to disseminate the patient story to a large group of policy minded attendees and to represent the individual patient voice in venues where they are underrepresented….