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2017 Narrative Medicine Symposium
April 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (CFDD) and Boston College Medical Humanities are pleased to collaborate on the 2017 Narrative Medicine Symposium. Faculty, trainees and staff from Harvard Medical School, its affiliated teaching hospitals, and the Boston College medical humanities community are warmly welcomed to attend.
Enhance your narrative communication skills as a framework for care to engage more empathically and collaboratively with patients, colleagues and the broader medical community. This symposium will emphasize the personal and professional significance of storytelling for clinicians, researchers and hospital staff.
For inquiries, please contact Christy Di Frances, PhD, MA (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Annie Brewster, MD: Founder and Executive Director, Health Story Collaborative; Internist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Gregory Abel, MD, MFA: Assistant Professor Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Older Adult Hematologic Malignancy Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Kathleen Aguero, MFA: Professor Emerita, Pine Manor College
Amy Boesky, PhD, MPhil: Professor and Chair of the Department of English, Director of Minor in Medical Humanities, Boston College
Karen Estrella, PhD: Associate Professor of Expressive Therapies, Lesley University
Lowry Pei, PhD: Professor of English, Simmons College of Arts and Sciences
Susan Roberts, MA: Assistant Professor of the Practice of English, Boston College
Amy Ship, MD: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Internist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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