Faculty Profile

Dr. Paul R. Gross, M.D.

Paul R. Gross, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Areas of Research: I edit the online publication Pulse--voices from the heart of medicine (pulsevoices.org). Pulse tells the personal story of health care through stories, poems, haiku and visuals by patients, students and health professionals.

Professional Interests

Education

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ (Family Medicine)

Interests

  • Reflective writing
  • Storytelling
  • The doctor-patient relationship
  • Physician burnout
  • Resident self-care
  • Music and songwriting

Expertise

  • Reflective writing

Active Projects:

  • Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine
  • Avalanche--a band

Selected Publications

Recent Publications (selected):

  1. "Getting Started: A Call for Storytelling in Family Medicine Education," W.Ventres and P.Gross, Family Medicine 2016;48(9):682-7.
  2. Pulse: Editors' Picks, Paul Gross MD and Diane Guernsey, editors, Create Space Publishing, February 2015.
  3. Restless Hearts, Avalanche (CD), November 2013
  4. Pulse: More Voices, Paul Gross MD and Diane Guernsey, editors, Create Space Publishing, September 2012.
  5. “Things That Matter,” Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine, December 24, 2010
  6. “Maman,” Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine, November 20, 2009
  7. “Late Again,” Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine, September 18, 2009

More Information About Dr. Paul Gross

Pulse--voices from the heart of medicine

Avalanche--a band

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Research Information

In the News

The Wall Street Journal interviews Dr. Paul Gross about the growing emphasis medical schools are placing on humanities, including courses in writing and literature, in order to help produce physicians better able to provide sensitive personal care.

The Los Angeles Times blog "Booster Shots" interviews Dr. Paul Gross about the e-magazine Pulse: voices from the heart of medicine.

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