In addition to Dr. DeJesse’s academic background, she brings extensive experience in nursing, healthcare communication/education, and as a trustee of a healthcare system to the Medical Humanities Program. In 2003, she earned her doctorate in Medical Humanities at Drew.  Her doctoral research focused on graduate medical education and Medical Humanities.  She served as Director of Medical Humanities at Raritan Bay Medical Center where Medical Humanities was an integral component of the three year internal medicine residency curriculum.  Currently, she is Assistant Director of the Medical Humanities Program and an adjunct assistant professor.  Courses include: The Art of Medicine, Hospital Governance, Medical Narrative, Biomedical Ethics, and the Clinical Practicum.