Spring 2024 Schedule

Narrative Medicine: Lunch & Learn is a monthly workshop – free and open to all WFU students, faculty, staff, and community members – that introduces participants to Narrative Medicine and its core principles of close reading and reflective writing. Sponsored by the WFU Humanities Institute’s Story, Health, & Healing Initiative, made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Facilitators: Aimee Mepham, MFA, Associate Director of the Wake Forest University Humanities Institute and Ethan Stonerook, PA-C, MPAS, Assistant Professor, WF School of Medicine, Department of PA Studies.
Lunch will be provided.

In-Person Sessions will take place from 12:00-1:15pm on the following Fridays at Wake Downtown, Room 4903 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ONE OR ALL OF THE SESSIONS BELOW

January 26th
The reading for discussion is a piece of short fiction by Sara Hills called Hey Lisa I Hope You Like” from Smokelong Quarterly (click title for link). 

February 23rd
The piece we will be discussing this month is the song “Anthem” by Leonard CohenClick here to listenClick here to read the lyrics

March 22nd
The reading for discussion is a short piece of creative nonfiction by Terri Kent called My Father Becomes a Bird” from Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction (click title for link). 

April 26th
The reading for discussion is the poem “Beginnings” Jacqueline Johnson (click title for link). 

Online/Zoom Sessions will take place from 12:00-1:15pm on the following Thursdays:

(Click on the date to register for each individual Zoom session)

January 25th
The reading for discussion is a piece of short fiction by Sara Hills called Hey Lisa I Hope You Like” from Smokelong Quarterly (click title for link). 

February 22nd
The piece we will be discussing this month is the song “Anthem” by Leonard CohenClick here to listenClick here to read the lyrics

March 21st
The reading for discussion is a short piece of creative nonfiction by Terri Kent called My Father Becomes a Bird” from Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction (click title for link). 

April 25th
The reading for discussion is the poem “Beginnings” Jacqueline Johnson (click title for link). 

If you have any questions about Narrative Medicine Lunch & Learn, please contact Aimee Mepham, HI Associate Director, at mephamam@wfu.edu.