Video Vignettes of Real Patients & Caregivers


The Living Library consists of short videos that combine first-person narratives with multimedia (images, music, narration, animation).

The stories of patients, caregivers and community members illustrate important topics such as health care ethics, professionalism, communication, palliative and end of life care, stigma, patient-centered care and more.

Some of the people featured in the Living Library are willing to meet with students or come to classes to talk about their experiences in person.

Living Library videos are available for educational use in UBC’s learning management system

Students, faculty and staff can self-enroll to check out a Living Library ‘book’ using their campus-wide login


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