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Narrative Medicine Rounds: Jack Saul, Trauma Studies

Date

May 07, 2014 - 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

Jack Saul, Ph.D is Assistant Professor of Clinical Population and Family Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and Founding Director of the International Trauma Studies Program, an independent post-graduate training and research institute affiliated with Columbia University. As a psychologist he has created a number of programs for populations in New York City that have endured war, torture, and political violence, including the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, REFUGE (Refugee Resource Center), Theater Arts Against Political Violence, the Post-9/11 Downtown Community Resource Center, and African Refuge. He consults with organizations on staff welfare in response to trauma-related work and has a private practice in Manhattan.

Narrative Medicine Rounds are lectures or readings presented by scholars, clinicians, or writers engaged in work at the intersection of narrative and health care. Rounds are held on the first Wednesday of each month (September to May) from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Columbia University Medical Center Faculty Club, followed by a reception. Rounds are free and open to the public; no RSVP is necessary. Students, staff, faculty, patients, friends, and interested others are warmly welcome to attend.

Speakers

Jack Saul