Honoring the Stories of Illness, Rita Charon, M.D., Ph.D, Professor of Medicine Columbia University Medical Center; Executive Director of Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time: Talk from 6:00 PM to 6:35 PM followed by Q&A from 6:40 PM to 7:15 PM
Cocktail Reception: 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Where: New York Society for Ethical Culture
Admission: $25 per person
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About: Dr. Charon’s presentation will include an introduction to the principles underlying narrative medicine, a discussion of narrative methods employed to help doctors to recognize patients and diseases, convey knowledge, and accompany patients through the ordeals of illness.