The Power of Narrative Medicine: Helping Clinicians Understand What Patients Are Telling Them

  • CECIL AND IDA GREEN LECTURE
    Rita Charon, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC
    Saturday, April 9, 8:15-9:30 pm
    in
    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
  •  
  • Rita Charon

    Dr. Charon is a general internist and literary scholar at Columbia University who originated the field of narrative medicine. She completed an MD at Harvard and a Ph.D. in English at Columbia. Her research investigates narrative medicine training, reflective practice, and health care team effectiveness and is supported by the NIH, the NEH, the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, and several additional private foundations. She lectures and teaches internationally on narrative medicine and is widely published in leading medical and literary journals. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and distinctions from clinical and literary societies. She is the author of Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness (Oxford University Press, 2006) and co-author of Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine, in preparation for Oxford University Press.

  •  
  •  
  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
April 9th, 2016 8:15 PM   through   9:30 PM
Location
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Lecture Hall No. 2
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Canada
Custom Event Fields
Is this event a spotlight?
Speaker Series The Vancouver Institute Lecture
Short Title Helping Clinicians Understand What Patients Are Telling Them
Speaker (new) Rita Charon, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia
Short Speaker
Speaker First Name Rita
Speaker Last Name Charon
Speaker Affiliation College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia
Speaker Credentials
Speaker Image
Youtube URL
Podcast URL
Bio Field

Help spread the word

Please help us and let your friends, colleagues and followers know about our page: The Power of Narrative Medicine: Helping Clinicians Understand What Patients Are Telling Them


You can also share the below link in an email or on your website.
https://greencollege.ubc.ca/civicrm/event/info?id=199&reset=1