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2017 Narrative Medicine Symposium

April 7, 2017 @ 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 (cdifrances@bwh.harvard.edu).

Keynote Presenter

Annie Brewster, MD: Founder and Executive Director, Health Story Collaborative; Internist, Massachusetts General Hospital

Workshop Presenters

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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April 7, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (CFDD)
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