Online Story Resources

Below are a number of story sharing websites. They are great resources for information and also might inspire or give you ideas about sharing your story. 

Cancer Genetic Story Bank
Online collection of stories about cancer genetics.

Gesinger Health System, PA

I had the opportunity to work with Dr Michael Murray and his team at Geisinger in 2016-2017 to capture stories from individual participants in their MyCode research study. Some of these stories are available here.

Genetic Disorders UK

Genetic Disorders UK is a registered charity with a vision to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by genetic disorders.  They share 4 minute films of children telling their stories about living with genetic disorders.

HHS Back in the Game

Hospital for Special Surgery, NY offers Stories from the Community

Telling Stories
This United Kingdom patient story site now has over 100 stories!  This resource was developed to promote understanding among health professionals of the impact genetics and genomics has on real life, and its relevance to healthcare practice. 

Precision Medicine
Precision medicine is already working to cure Americans: these are their stories.

Story Corps
Methodology for telling general stories.

Healing Story Alliance
This website offers resources, guidance and applications for storytelling, revealing and reflecting the many facets of the healing story in the world today.

Veterans History Project  (VHP)
The Library of Congress created a VHP Field Kit to assist veterans with telling their story. The Field Kit is available on the Library of Congress website.