Syl Jones

Syl Jones

Director, Narrative Health & Medicine

Syl Jones is an award-winning communications executive and playwright who has spent much of his career at the intersection of healthcare and communications. He was a 2014 recipient of a Bush Foundation Fellowship to study narrative medicine and its potential impact on health and healing in both patients and clinicians.

Syl works with providers and patients to bring the humanities back into medicine and continue Hennepin County Medical Center’s legacy of excellent, patient-centered care.

Riding the New Narrative Wave to Better Health and Happiness


Syl Jones, award-winning playwright, author, journalist and communications executive, Hennepin County Medical Center The workshop will explore how narrative approaches to understanding and interpreting the world are ubiquitous today. The session will explore how narrative medicine and narrative health take advantage of the Narrative Wave and can lead to better care for patients, plus more […]