BA, Dartmouth (1997); MD, Columbia (2001); MA. Columbia (2002); Ph.D., Columbia (2010). Professor Goyal is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center (in Medical Humanities and Ethics and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society) and founding director of the major in Medical Humanities. Professor Goyal completed his residency in Emergency Medicine as Chief Resident while finishing his PhD in English and Comparative Literature. His research interests include the health humanities, the study of the novel, and medical epistemology. His writing has appeared in The Living Handbook of Narratology, Aktuel Forskning, Litteratur, Kultur og Medier, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among other places. He is a Co-Founding Editor of the online journal, Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal, and a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. He is currently working on Increasing Vaccine Confidence through a grant from Columbia World Projects.
Rishi K. Goyal
Director of Medical Humanities, ICLS, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Fall 2023 Office Hours Tuesdays 10:00am-12:00pm & by appt., B106 Heyman Center
Emergency Medicine and Medical Humanities and Ethics, Columbia University Medical Center