The Humanities Institute | Narrative Medicine: Resilience, Professionalism, & Self-Care

Narrative Medicine: Resilience, Professionalism, & Self-Care

Saturday, April 14, 2018
10:00am-6:00pm
Registration at 9:00am | Reception at 5:00pm
Benson University Center Fourth Floor
Wake Forest University
Reynolda Campus

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This one-day symposium, free and open to clinicians, faculty, students, and the public, will feature an introduction to narrative medicine, demonstrations of narrative medicine teaching techniques, a panel on narrative medicine in clinical practice, and a series of experiential workshops.

The event is sponsored by the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute’s Story, Health, & Healing Initiative, made possible by major grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Schedule

9:00am-10:00am
Registration/Check-In and Continental Breakfast

10:00am-11:30am
Introduction to Narrative Medicine
Viewing: Honoring the stories of illness | Dr. Rita Charon | TEDxAtlanta
Narrative medicine practice using close reading and reflective writing
Aimee Mepham, MFA
Assistant Director
WFU Humanities Institute

11:30am-12:30pm
Narrative Medicine Teaching Technique: Using Parallel Charts with Medical Learners
Tanya Gregory, PhD
Assistant Professor
Director of Student Services
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Department of PA Studies
and
Jill Grant, PA-C, MMS, MS
Director, Office of Academic Excellence
Assistant Professor
Provider, Preoperative Assessment Clinic
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Department of PA Studies

12:30pm-1:30pm
Lunch

1:30pm-2:30pm
Narrative Medicine in Clinical Practice Panel
Panelists TBA

2:30pm-5:00pm
Experiential Workshops
Workshop Facilitators TBA

5:00pm-6:00pm
Reception and Open Mic

 

 

 

 


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Contact Aimee Mepham, Humanities Institute Assistant Director, at mephamam@nullwfu.edu or 336-758-4028 with any questions/concerns.

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