|Date||November 9, 2019|
|Time||8:00 am - 2:00 pm|
|Location||Jones Library Jones 200 |
|Description|| As those planning to work in or around the health care professions, it|
is our duty to understand both health and human nature. Many of us will spend
years learning about the biological basis of disease, but some of this learning
comes at the expense of a deep understanding of the patient as a person--not
just as pathology.
On Saturday November 9th we will gather to explore how the medical
How can literature enhance the clinical encounter between
The purpose of the Medical Humanities Symposium is to showcase the
This event is targeted to all students with an interest in any aspect
We are pleased to have as our featured speaker this year poet Steve Langan, who earned an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he received the Paul Engle Postgraduate Fellowship from the James Michener Foundation. He is the author of the poetry collections Freezing, Notes on Exile and Other Poems, Meet Me at the Happy Bar, and What It Looks Like, How It Flies. He teaches at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, at the MFA in Writing program and the English Department, and he serves as UNO’s Director & Community Liaison for the Medical Humanities program, including the new Major in Medical Humanities. Langan started Seven Doctors Project, now in its sixteenth session, an ongoing creative writing workshop established for mid-career physicians who were willing to claim job burnout and dissatisfaction, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2008. He has presented on Seven Doctors Project (and led writing workshops) at Mayo Clinic, Brown University, University of California-San Francisco, Medical College of Wisconsin, the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, and the University of Iowa Examined Life conference, and others.
11/08/2019 06:00 PM
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