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Narrative Medicine Rounds: “Writing about Extraordinary Psychological States,” A Talk by New Yorker staff writer Rachel Aviv

Date

Mar 01, 2017 - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location

Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY

For the March Narrative Medicine Rounds, we welcome Rachel Aviv, who will talk about writing and reporting on extraordinary medical conditions. Aviv joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2013 and often writes about psychiatry and bioethics; she has written articles on euthanasia, psychosis, addiction, and crime. She won the 2016 Scripps Howard Award for “Your Son Is Deceased,” a story on police shootings. She was named a Livingston Award finalist in 2013 and 2016. Aviv has also taught writing workshops to medical students at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and at the Sophie Davis School of Medicine.

Speakers

Rachel Aviv, New Yorker staff writer