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2017 Narrative Medicine Symposium

Friday, April 7, 2017 // 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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The Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, the Brigham Education Institute (BEI) and Boston College Medical Humanities are pleased to collaborate on the 2017 Narrative Medicine Symposium. Faculty, trainees and staff from Harvard Medical School, its affiliated teaching hospitals, and the Boston College medical humanities community are warmly welcomed to attend.

Enhance your narrative communication skills as a framework for care to engage more empathically and collaboratively with patients, colleagues and the broader medical community. This symposium will also emphasize the personal and professional significance of storytelling for researchers and hospital staff, as well as clinicians.

Agenda and featured presenters TBA.

Read about last year’s Narrative Medicine Symposium:

On April 1, 2016, the CFDD – in collaboration with the Brigham Education Institute (BEI) – hosted a Narrative Medicine Symposium pilot, which was attended by faculty, trainees and staff from Harvard Medical School and several HMS teaching hospitals, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Massachussetts General Hospital (MGH), Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), and the Cambridge Health Alliance.

The BWH Bulletin covered the symposium with an article: CFDD Narrative Symposium Explores Parallels of Medicine, Writing.

To view last year’s symposium agenda, please click on the image below.

Narrative Medicine Flyer

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