Magic & Healthcare: What Illusions Show us about Bias and Surprise

2023 SEP 19
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023, 12:30pm - Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023, 01:30pm
BEI Knowledge Center Thorn Bldg. 127D

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Creative Methods in Medical Education is a 4-Part Series on Innovative & Non-Traditional Methods to Enhance Medical Education.

Join us for lunch and the first session in the series "Magic & Healthcare: What Illusions Show us about Bias and Surprise." Learn what magic (yes, magic!) can teach us about cognitive bias, expectation violation, surprise and the hidden curriculum in healthcare. Attendees will learn a magic effect as part of this hand-on program.

Led by Stephen P. Wood, MS, ACNP-BC and Jeanette Andrews.

Stephen P. Wood is a visiting fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, Director of advanced practice providers in the medical ICU at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston, and Associate Clinical Professor and Program Director of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Northeastern University.

Jeanette Andrews is a NYC-based magician, artist and speaker, guest lecturer at Northeastern University, and previous Affiliate of metaLAB at Harvard, and prior artist in residence for High Concept Labs and The Institute for Art and Olfaction. She is hailed as one of the most innovative illusionists in the world today and has staged hundreds of sold-out and standing-room-only performances for Fortune 500 companies, theaters and universities including Infiniti, Kraft, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Lyric Opera & Chicago Ideas Week.

This event will be in person in the BEI Knowledge Center which is located in the Thorn building 1st floor room 127.