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November 2019

November Narrative Medicine Rounds: “Hypochondria and History: Searching for Story,” a talk by novelist Deborah Levy

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
William Black Building, Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168 Street
New York, NY 10032 United States
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For our November Narrative Medicine Rounds, we welcome Deborah Levy, the acclaimed author of six novels including Swimming Home and Hot Milk, both nominated for the Booker Prize, and most recently The Man Who Saw Everything, to be published in the USA in October 2019. Levy will be speaking about “Hypochondria and History: Searching for Story.” About her novel Hot Milk, Lisa Appignanesi, author of Mad, Bad And Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800 to…

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December 2019

December Narrative Medicine Rounds: “Writing a Biography: The Promise and Peril of Telling Someone Else’s Life,” a talk by professor Maura Spiegel

December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
William Black Building, Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168 Street
New York, NY 10032 United States
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For our December Narrative Medicine Rounds, we welcome Maura Spiegel, who teaches literature and film at Columbia University and Barnard College. She is co-director of the Division of Narrative Medicine in the Department of Humanities and Ethics at Vagelos Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she also teaches a film course to first-year medical students. Spiegel will be speaking about "Writing a Biography: The Promise and Peril of Telling Someone Else’s Life," about her experience writing a new biography…

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April 2020

Narrative Medicine & The Creative Impulse

April 17, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - April 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Columbia University Irving Medical Center, 701 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032 United States
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April 17 - 19, 2020 Save The Date - Email for Inquiries! Schedule and Registration to Come Soon. This Basic Workshop provides an intensive introductory experience to the methods and skills of narrative medicine, with a special focus on the vital importance of recognizing and harnessing creativity through the arts within the practice of narrative medicine. These practices are then applicable to unlimited clinical and non-clinical settings. Participants will gather for plenary presentations by the founders of the Division of…

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