Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

Professor of Medical Humanities UC-Berkeley-UCSF / Author


Marilyn Chandler McEntyre (PhD Princeton University) is a writer and professor of medical humanities at the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program. She cares about connecting spirituality, politics, food, healthcare, care for the earth and its creatures, care for language and public discourse, and finding new ways to live together on a planet that needs healing. Her writing has appeared in The Christian CenturyWeavingsSojournersPrismConversationsChristianity TodayAcademic MedicineMedical Humanities, and Literature and Medicine. Her book What’s in a Phrase? Pausing Where Scripture Gives You Pause won a Christianity Today 2015 book award. Her most recent book is A Faithful Farewell: Living Your Last Chapter with Love.