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March 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
“Writing about Psychosis”
A Talk by New Yorker staff writer Rachel Aviv
For the March Narrative Medicine Rounds, we welcome Rachel Aviv, who will talk about writing and reporting on psychosis. Aviv joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2013 and often writes about psychiatry and bioethics; she has written articles on euthanasia, psychosis, addiction, and crime. She won the 2016 Scripps Howard Award for “Your Son Is Deceased,” a story on police shootings. She was named a Livingston Award finalist in 2013 and 2016. Aviv has also taught writing workshops to medical students at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and at the Sophie Davis School of Medicine. An archive of her articles and essays for The New Yorker can be found here: http://www.newyorker.com/contributors/rachel-aviv.