- Website | Columbia University Preferred Hotels and discounts (please note: the workshop is held at the Columbia Medical Center campus on 168th St)
- PDF | Participant Bios (coming soon)
- PDF | Schedule (coming soon)
- PDF | Syllabus (coming soon)
- PDF | Small Group Facilitator and Room Assignments (will be posted just before the weekend)
- Website | Master of Science in Narrative Medicine
- Website | Certification of Professional Achievement in Narrative Medicine Online
- PDF | Brochure: Narrative Medicine at CUMC
- PDF | Brochure: Narrative Medicine International
- PDF | SHHH by No Violet Bulawayo ***Note: This will be discussed in the Saturday morning small group.***
- PDF | A Sense of Story, or Why Teach Reflective Writing?, by Rita Charon, MD, PhD & Nellie Hermann, MFA
- PDF | Chapter 5, “Deliver Us from Certainty: Training for Narrative Ethics,” by Craig Irvine, PhD and Rita Charon, MD, PhD, from The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine
- PDF | Narrative Permeability: Crossing the Dissociative Barrier in and out of Films, by Arthur Heiserman, PhD & Maura Spiegel, PhD
- PDF | The Aquarium, by Aleksandar Hemon
- Film | Departures ***Note: This is important to watch ahead of time, as it is used in the Saturday morning lecture.*** When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi moves back to his hometown and takes a job preparing corpses for burial. Too embarrassed to admit his new career to his family, Daigo keeps his profession a secret, until he’s faced with the death of someone close to him. Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Film.
Ways to watch the film:
- PDF | Narrative Medicine and Contemplative Care at the End of Life by Bradley Lewis
- PDF | Narrative Medicines: Challenge and Resistance by David Morris
- PDF | From Trauma to Writing: A Theoretical Model for Practical Use, by Marian M. MacCurdy
- PDF | Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History, by Shoshana Felman & Dori Laub, MD
- PDF | Chapter 2, “This Is What We Do, and These Things Happen: Literature, Experience, Emotion, and Relationality in the Classroom,” by Maura Spiegel, PhD and Danielle Spencer, MS, from The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine
Friday October 12, 2018
|2:30||Narrative Medicine: Methods for Improving Clinical Effectiveness | Rita Charon, MD, PhD|
|3:45||Small Group Seminars|
|5:00||Reading | Nellie Hermann, MFA|
|6:30||Reception at Coogan’s Restaurant|
Saturday October 13, 2018
|9:00||Reconceptualizing Empathy | Maura Spiegel, PhD|
|10:45||Small Group Seminars|
|1:30||Writing in the Clinical Context and Beyond | Nellie Hermann, MFA|
|3:15||Small Group Seminars|
Sunday October 14, 2018
|9:00||Narrative Ethics: New Clinical Approaches | Craig Irvine, PhD|
|10:45||Small Group Seminars|
|1:30||Small Group Seminars|
|3:30||Bearing Witness to Yourself in the Work | Deepthiman Gowda, MD, MPH|
Rita Charon, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics & Professor of Medicine, Columbia University, narratologist and Jamesian, Executive Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine, author of Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness.
Nellie Hermann, MFA, Creative Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine, novelist, architect of Columbia’s faculty development in writing for clinicians, author of The Cure for Grief and The Season of Migration.
Craig Irvine, PhD, Director of the Master of Science in Narrative Medicine graduate program at Columbia, Lecturer in Narrative Medicine at Columbia, phenomenologist and memoirist, author of “The Other Side of Silence: Levinas, Medicine, and Literature.”
Maura Spiegel, PhD, Professor of English at Columbia, Interim Director of Columbia’s American Studies Program, Victorianist and cinema scholar, editor of The Grim Reader and author of the forthcoming biography of film director Sidney Lumet.
Deepu Gowda, MD, MPH, MS Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University and Director of Clinical Practice of the Program in Narrative Medicine. Dr. Gowda is a general internist, photographer, and teacher/researcher in the teaching of visual arts in health care settings. He is also a current Macy Foundation Faculty Scholar.
Columbia University Medical Center
Hammer Health Sciences Building
701 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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